Brain Activity

Can NuCalm Help Treat SAD?

Although the radio might be telling you that it’s the most wonderful time of the year, for many of us, it’s the exact opposite. Now is the time when some of us are hit by seasonal affective disorder (SAD). SAD affects many people, triggering chronic depressive feelings brought on by the short days, lack of [...]

Article Featured in Annals of Depressions and Anxiety

Recently, NuCalm has been feature in the Annals of Depression and Anxiety which you can find a small snippet of below with the full article available for download as well. "Let us express how the four components work together. First, NuCalm topical cream is applied to the carotid on the neck and it is designed [...]

New Study Shows NuCalm Benefits for People with Anxiety and Depression

One of the things that sets NuCalm apart from other relaxation techniques is that it’s a science-based approach. NuCalm is designed using neuroscience principles to help disable the body’s anxiety response. Instead, the body enters a state of parasympathetic dominance, which is rejuvenative and restful. It not only helps the body avoid [...]

Alpha brainwave Frequency Linked to Pain Perception

One of the goals of dentists and doctors is to try to ensure their patients’ comfort during and after a procedure. One of the challenges in achieving that goal is that patients’ individual sense of pain can be highly variable. Now, it turns out, that personal pain sense may be linked to a person’s alpha [...]

NuCalm Explainer: What Are Brainwaves?

We talk a lot about the role of brainwaves in controlling your mood and the function of your mind. We’ve discussed, for example, their role in the frequency following response (FFR), and how they respond to cranial electrotherapy stimulation (CES). But we haven’t actually talked about what brainwaves are. [...]

Why NuCalm Is Better Than Just Music for Anxiety

Dental anxiety is a common problem in the US. About 80% of Americans experience some degree of dental anxiety, from just tensing up in the chair to actually avoiding dental visits. Even with relatively mild anxiety, dental visits can become a very unpleasant experience. To try to help people have a more pleasant experience, many [...]

The Origins of the Frequency Following Response

One of the natural mechanisms that NuCalm utilizes is the brain’s Frequency Following Response (FFR).  In this response,the brain becomes entrained to an external rhythm--the actual frequency of brain waves changes to mimic the external rhythm. This allows NuCalm to use sophisticated neuroacoustic software to train the brainwave frequency [...]

By |September 8th, 2017|Brain Activity, Research|

Is Stress Today Setting You up for Alzheimer’s Disease?

We know that stress is bad for the body in many ways. Chronic stress in particular can damage the heart and the brain. Now some researchers think that the damage from chronic stress can lead to long-term health effects, including Alzheimer’s disease. And it’s possible that using stress relief techniques like NuCalm [...]