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I am using Neurofeedback for migraines and other types of headaches and it is extremely effective. I was surprised that I couldn't find any blogs about neurofeedback anywhere on this forum. I would love to help anyone I can with getting you this information and any research that you might like. I have so much success with this modality that I give my clients a money back guarantee if it doesn't help them acquire significant changes. I haven't had to give any money back yet but as we all know nothing is 100% effective. Please, if you are in pain and can't find relief try neurofeedback. I will help you find someone in your area and I am happy to answer any questions about neurofeedback if you send me questions.
Curtis Schindeler

  1. Hi chwpmm,

    Thank you for sharing your success with us. I've tried many, many complementary therapies including neurofeedback and biofeedback, without success.
    I will however pass this information along to our team and see what we can do to fill this gap.


    1. Hello Nancy,
      Thank you for your reply. How many sessions did you do and was the clinician not able to change the protocol since it wasn't working for you? I don't do biofeedback so I can't speak to that. But, it's very rare that Neurofeedback does not get some level of significant change. Are you still living with constant migraines? If so, come down to Sarasota and I will work with you for free and see if I can't make a difference for you.
      Curtis Schindeler

      1. Interesting. I am and old guy psychologist who was staff on a headache clinic in Indiana years ago (1974), using the original migraine biofeedback protocol from the Menninger Foundation. I got involved originally because I had a spouse with familial hemiplegic migraine and daughters with childhood migraine and eventually classic migraine. None of them became chronic, thank heavens.

        We found that the temperature biofeedback protocol worked pretty well for a specific group of patients - cold hands, low blood pressure, strong weather triggers and high stress responses. It took a long period of training and practice, as well as diet restrictions, detoxing the environment, special management of hormones and stress - but it was effective in reducing migraine frequency, often to several big ones a year. Then the triptans arrived and few patients wanted to invest the time and money in biofeedback when the pills or self-injection was so effective.

        I recently worked for the Army and did a lot of Neurofeedback with soldiers with what the Army called "migraine" but were typically post-concussion vascular headaches after being hit by a blast (IED). They also had memory & cognitive slowing. The symptoms looked very much like common migraine in triggers, onset, course and response to triptans and anticonvulsants (Topomax) but starting after deployment and usually involving the whole head. These responded very well to Neurofeedback aimed at quieting the brain bilaterally. I was hoping to find some fellow practitioners who can comment further or off-line. Now that I have retired, I want to follow up on this process with Veterans.

        1. Does "neurofeedback" include biofeedback-assisted relaxation therapy? Other?

          1. Hi Wolverine,
            Biofeedback is a different modality geared towards biological functioning such as heart beat, body temp, etc through learning how making changes such as breathing differently alter these bodily functions.
            Neurofeedback, also called EEG Biofeedback, is based on brainwaves and feedback from those brainwaves being given back to the Organ (brain) in the form of fractal images and sounds. These images and sounds resonate with the specific firing of the brain at the time and with this information the brain can begin to self regulate using neuroplasticity. The easiest way to understand this is to understand that the brain sees itself in the mirror for the first time and with that reflection is able to make optimal changes. A more technical explanation is below from JerryW9.
            I don not use Biofeedback in my practice but it is know to be effective for various issues. I am currently working with 4 clients who all have had MAJOR migraines for as much as 60 years. ALL 4 of them are experiencing significant results ranging from no migraines in three weeks to much diminished pain levels of 8 or 9 down to 2 or 3. If you are not finding an answer with what you are currently doing please find someone in your area that is using NF for Migraines.

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