23 04, 2013

Boston Marathon Bombing

Child PTSDAs I read the latest findings about this horrific event, I can’t help but know that it is not just the victims who were taken by ambulance who will forever be changed by this tragedy.  Smells from that day will take on new meaning to many, while others will never feel the same hearing a car backfire.  The brain changes with every new experience and will forever be on “alert” for sounds, smells, sights that warn of another bombing.  This is what behavioral health professionals refer to as PTSD.  Post traumatic stress disorder is past stress hard wired in your brain, wreaking havoc with your present.  Your subconscious mind has secured that memory in one or several structures of your brain and it is pulling resources from other areas of your brain.  There is a way to disrupt and remove that issue and redirect your brain signal electromagnetically back to the normal flow of processing with Brain Integration Technique.

PTSD brainCall for a free 15 minute phone consultation with our President and CEO Diane Minkner, Brain Specialist 480-473-8773

The best way to get through this kind of event is to be kind to yourself and allow yourself to heal from this kind of life altering experience.  It will take time to put the experience behind you.  If you find that after a significant amount of time (six months or so), your emotions still have control of you or your senses have taken over, please seek help.  There is help available and you don’t have to live with the recurring events living everyday in your head.  PTSD involves a condition that happens in the brain where the past interferes with the present and emotions interfere with cognition.  In brain integration we refer to this as Deep Level Switching.  This  condition that takes place in the brain when the electromagnetic signal in the brain reverse polarizes in certain areas within the brain itself.

This condition is one of the first things we check for in a brain integration assessment.  It is easily correctable and the results are astounding.  We also go further and correct the triggers that are hard wired into the brain, signaling danger to the senses.

Call today 480-473-8773 or email us today for an appointment for your Brain Integration!


23 04, 2013

PTSD…….wired together forever?

PTSDIf you’re one of the many people who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress, chances are somebody somewhere has told you to just “get over it”.  You’ve probably been beating yourself up and feeling like you should have control over your emotions and just move on.  Ever wonder why you can’t?  It’s because your brain “changed” from that experience.   You built a reference in your brain from which to judge all other experiences from.  Your brain “learned” how to respond to a situation and is determined to protect you from experiencing that stress ever again.  The problem often is that because your brain is so diligently trying to protect you,  it responds to any situation that it perceives as a threat.  This, in a nutshell, explains illogical reactions you might have to smells, sounds, or sights which can trigger a PTSD episode.  The good news is that Brain Integration Technique locates and removes the emotional impact from the experience and helps you move on with your life to create new experiences.

Most of us have heard of the term Neuroplasticity.  Dr. Eric Kandel of Columbia shared a Nobel Prize in 2000, reflecting decades of research on how the brain changes when learning occurs. In summary, Dr. Kandel showed that the connections among neurons – synapses – must change physically if memories are to be formed. He showed this at a molecular level, validating Hebb’s famous insight from the 40s: What fires together wires together. Learning = neuroplasticity.

What fires together wires together, and what fires apart wires apart!

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In 1993, Mogliner and colleagues looked at the brains of individuals who had been born with webbed fingers. Literally, this means that some of their fingers could not operate separately – they functioned as an assembly, in unison. Following corrective surgery to allow the fingers to move independently, researchers looked for changes in the (somatosensory) cortex. What they found was that the synaptic wiring of neurons in the corresponding brain regions had changed substantially.  Within weeks following surgery, people began to control their fingers independently.  This reaffirms the fact that the brain hardwires itself from experiences! 

If I get any point across in this article at all, it is to prove to you that you are not weak and you are not a fault and that help is available!  Call us today 480-473-8773 or email us for an appointment for your Brain Integration!

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