Neurofeedback is a technique used to train brain wave patterns. It is potentially beneficial in several conditions that are difficult to treat, including chronic pain, depression, PMS, autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, sleep disorders, and PTSD. More recently, neurofeedback has been used by healthy users looking to enhance cognitive performance and boost their mood.
Creatine nitrate blends the benefits of dietary creatine and nitrates. It enhances exercise performance by increasing endurance, muscle mass gain, and fatigue resistance. Keep reading to find out more about the benefits and risks and to learn if this supplement can revolutionize your workouts.
Many SelfHacked readers struggle to tell whether a supplement or device they are trying out is making a difference for their health. Such judgments are often confounded by our own perception and placebo effects. Also, many of us who experience brain fog or subclinical cognitive problems are often brushed off by our healthcare providers. In […]
Cryo comes from the Greek word cryo, or (κρύο), and means cold. Cryotherapy refers to any form of medical treatment that relies on the application of cold temperatures. Whole Body Cryotherapy (WBC) is most commonly utilized in the field of sports medicine as a mode of muscle recovery and pain relief. However, it has recently […]
“Binaural beats” are a specific kind of sound that can shape your brain activity to boost your concentration, enhance your creativity, and improve your mood. Listening to binaural beats is a free, safe, and increasingly popular way to help maintain good mental health. Read on to learn more about binaural beats and how they can be […]
Like the gut barrier, the blood-brain barrier is lined with one layer of cells that separate the blood from the brain. It only allows a few substances like oxygen, hormones, and certain cytokines in, while blocking out others. When this protective layer is compromised, the brain is vulnerable to damage from chemicals, inflammatory cytokines, and […]
Insulin is one of the most important hormones in the body governing several critical processes. If you are struggling with chronic health issues – the way I used to – you probably have piles of lab tests that can potentially tell you a lot about your health. Insulin may be one of them. However, doctors never […]
I’ve written a comprehensive post about Leptin before. This post is about leptin resistance. Sensitivity to leptin may result in significant weight loss and lower inflammation.
Red light therapy treats pain, inflammation, wounds, arthritis, and strokes. It can also be used to improve mental and physical performance. Red light therapy has a lot of potential in treating a variety of health conditions because of its lack of side effects. Keep reading to learn about all its health benefits.