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Flickering Lights and ADHD

By Dave Siever

Sunlight shining through row of trees

A family was driving to the lake to visit some relatives. They decided to take a pleasant drive along the lakeshore road instead of the highway because of its beauty and stress-free 30 km (20 mph) speed limit. The trees were all along the roadside. Little Johnny (LJ) was his usual self that day. He took forever getting his bag with his swimsuit, towel, and personal effects packed. He got into a fight with his...

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CES Effects on Brain from .5 Hz - 15 kHz

By Dave Siever

CES Effects on Brain from .5 Hz - 15 kHz

Effects of CES Frequencies Some claim the effectiveness of the Cranio-Electro Stimulation (CES) comes from the frequency. To date, there has never been a comparative study of the various frequencies. One CES manufacturer uses long-pulse trains at 15 kHz, whereas all other CES devices use 100 Hz and under. In the 1990s, Meg Patterson experimented on frequencies up to 500 Hz for the treatment of drug addictions, but the advantage of specific frequencies for specific...

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Which Device Should I Get?

By Nancy Siever

DAVID Delight, DAVID Delight Plus, DAVID Delight Pro, DAVID ALERT, DAVID ALERT Pro, Oasis Pro devices manufactured by Mind Alive Inc.

Congratulations! You’ve decided to purchase a Mind Alive device! Now for the fun of choosing the one that will best serve your needs. It may seem overwhelming given there are six different devices. For a quick description on the differences, watch this video. But not to worry, selecting can be quite simple. First let’s break down the different stimulation technologies: Audio-Visual Entrainment (AVE) – flashing lights and pulsing tones to guide you into different brainwave states Cranio-Electro...

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Vagus Nerve Stimulation with CES

By Mary-Anne Janewski

Vagus Nerve Stimulation with CES

Stimulation of the vagus nerve is becoming an area that many people are interested in for their mental wellbeing. While searching on the web, we came across this study which concludes: “Stimulation of the tragus activates the cerebral afferents of the vagal pathway and combined with our review of the literature suggest that taVNS is a promising form of VNS (vagal nerve stimulation).www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29361441Why does stimulating the vagus nerve help improve mental health? The vagus nerve...

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Most Popular Social Media Posts of 2020

By Mary-Anne Janewski

Most Popular Social Media Posts of 2020

Year in Review 2020 Sharing our Greatest Hits! We’d like to share our most popular posts on our Facebook and Twitter pages in 2020. So please enjoy whether this is the first time seeing the post or a review! Most often, we post about the technologies that we use in our work – Audio-Visual Entrainment (AVE), Cranio-Electro Stimulation (CES), transcranial DC Stimulation (tDCS) and Microcurrent Electrotherapy (MET), but we also like to share interesting articles...

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