Lyme Disease is More Than a Bug Bite
How Neurofeedback is a Solution to Lyme Disease
Here at NewBrain™, we are passionate about using holistic and beneficial approaches to common conditions such as depression, ADHD and, believe it or not, Lyme disease, which has been one of the fastest growing illnesses since its inception in 1981. Since Lyme disease typically affects the immune system, you might not traditionally think that it can be cared for through neurofeedback, but what you might not know about Lyme disease is that it can affect the central nervous system, which includes both the brain and spinal chord. In fact, some symptoms of Lyme disease include symptoms of ADHD, memory loss, depression and anxiety. Promoting solutions to a better way of living, the team at NewBrain™ is here to break down the reality of Lyme disease and how neurofeedback can help.
Lyme Disease and Neurofeedback
What is Lyme Disease?
Lyme disease is transmitted through bacteria carried by ticks, but children can now be born with it. Though these ticks are typically small, the bacteria they transmit is very powerful. If one is bit or affected, that bacteria would infect the body and impact the nervous system, causing memory decay, headaches, fatigue and increased stress—and children affected may have a difficult time in school to maintain focus, retain information they’ve studied or learned in class, and keep up with classmates. Retention is common with these children.
As estimated by the CDC, there are about 300,000 cases of Lyme disease each year. Lyme disease is becoming increasingly more common, and you are at risk for it if you spend time outside and enjoy outdoor activities or work. According to the Biofeedback Resources International, Brown (2016) stated:
Although Neurofeedback itself does not mitigate the disease processes that are responsible for immune system involved disorders, it can be quite helpful at restoring the [mental] functional levels in affected individuals.
Lyme disease is an uncomfortable condition that can affect one’s cognitive abilities all the way down to their sleeping habits. One holistic treatment of Lyme disease is through neurofeedback. Neurofeedback is an incredible resource that utilizes EEG to get an accurate understanding of the brain and where it needs attention. Since Lyme disease affects the central nervous system, neurofeedback is a tool that can be used as a part of calming down the nervous system and promote self-healing.
How Can Neurofeedback Help with Lyme Disease?
Neurofeedback reduces the mental and emotional symptoms caused by Lyme disease is a great long-term approach to caring for it because it is designed to reach the root cause of the brain’s condition rather than exclusively remedying the symptoms. Lyme disease treatment through neurofeedback will focus on the mental and emotional well-being of the patient, allowing the patient to improve their focus, and emotional responses to everyday life as they know it—minimizing the tolling neurological symptoms of the disease. Our goal is to improve the mental quality of your life by addressing Lyme disease’s effects on the brain thus reducing its symptoms through natural solutions based on the accurate information provided through neurofeedback and EEG.
We use a multi-modal approach to Neurofeedback training at NewBrain™ by combining 19-channel neurofeedback with both biofeedback and photobiomodulation (PBM) technology. Both biofeedback and PBM are strategic methods to improve overall functioning for Lyme patients and to speed results.
– Dr. Bob Montes
Find Your Solution at NewBrain™
Finding a healthy and sustainable solution to Lyme disease can be hard to come across, but the team at NewBrain™ is ready to help you out in this time of need. We are passionate about caring for the well-being of our patients and look forward to hearing from you.
Ready to learn more about our services and how we can help you through this? Reach out to us at (678) 366-8862 or schedule an appointment by contacting us on our website. We’re looking forward to hearing from you and working alongside you to help through this process.