Neurofeedback for Sleep Disorders

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Research

Natural Sleep Rhythms: From Cells to Behavior
How NeurOptimal® potentially interfaces with, and restores, natural sleep rhythms.  New evidence mapping cellular networks underlying the brain’s circadian timing nucleus has provided a potential locus of control for the human circadian rhythm (HCR). This network provides a biologically plausible regulatory site for external influence of the HCR-notably pharmacologic agents, environmental influence, and particularly salient to this presentation, NeurOptimal®.
Dr. Ed O’Malley, Ph.D, FAASM (PhD in Neurobiology at Cornell University Graduate School of Medical Sciences; postdoc in EEG brain-mapping and clinical fellowship for board certification in Sleep Medicine (NYU School of Medicine); Director, Norwalk Hospital Sleep Disorders Center for 12 years-pioneered neurofeedback for insomnia).

Effectiveness of Neurofeedback Training In Chronic Insomnia
Okunola O,1 O’Malley E,2 O’Malley M2
(1) Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, Connecticut, Norwalk, CT, USA, (2) Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, CT, USA

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Neurofeedback in the News

Can’t sleep? Train your brain with Neurofeedback
According to statistics from The National Sleep Foundation more than 30 percent of the population suffers from insomnia. Insomnia can be debilitating and it can cause health problems.

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Although NeurOptimal® does not directly treat sleep disorders, it is a tool that helps alleviate symptoms associated with these and other conditions by improving the overall functioning of the central nervous system.

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