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AVE Sessions May 3, 2010

By Mind Alive

Mind Alive BlogMonday, May 3, 2010 AVE Sessions At Mind Alive, we are often asked about what sessions people should be using for different symptoms, or what time of day they should be running with which session, etc. Sometimes the most important step is finding the session that works for you, because running the wrong session can mean little to no improvement. For example, I used to run beta (energizing) sessions in the morning, and...

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Vitamin D and Insomnia Mar 24, 2010

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Mind Alive BlogWednesday, March 24, 2010 From January to May, I get many calls from people struggling with sleep. AVE and CES, for the most part, have been found to be fairly effective for improving sleep. However, it is always important to address the actual cause of the insomnia.If you sleep quite well in the summer, but not in the winter, and there are no particular stressors in your life, there might be another cause of...

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AVE and Tension Migraines Mar 5, 2010

By Mind Alive

Mind Alive BlogFriday, March 5, 2010 Hi everyone, I just wanted to share my personal story with you.I started experiencing headaches when I was ten years old. Most weeks I'd have them at least every second day, and they often made school difficult for me. Fluorescent lights, the sun and humidity often made them unbearable. I've never been able to pinpoint exactly what was causing them, although I do brux (grind my teeth) at night, which my...

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AVE and Seizures Feb 16, 2010

By Mind Alive

Mind Alive BlogTuesday, February 16, 2010 Sometimes we have questions about the possibility of AVE producing seizures, so I thought it would be a good idea to address this topic.Roughly 1 in 10,000 adults and 1 in 4,000 children could have photic induced seizures. To induce seizures, neurologists use photic stimulators with Xenon strobe lights that flash very suddenly, usually within 50 microseconds at intensities of 10,000 to 300,000 lux. Several researchers have found that red-flicker light provokes an increased risk of photo-convulsive response...

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Welcome - Feb 3, 2010

By Mind Alive

Mind Alive BlogWednesday, February 3, 2010 Welcome! Welcome to the Mind Alive blog. Your hosts are Dave Siever and Amanda Jackson. Dave Siever has been designing neuro-stimulators and biofeedback devices as far back as 1981. He was involved in temporo-mandibular dysfunction (TMD) research at the University of Alberta. He invented the first high-quality AVE device (the DAVID1) in 1984 to help Performing Arts students overcome stagefright.  He has been continually researching and developing BWE/AVE technology ever since. ...

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