Coronavirus Pandemic Has Serious Impact on Mental Health

Coronavirus Pandemic Has Serious Impact on Mental Health

36% of Americans said that the pandemic has had a serious impact on their mental health. According to Forbes, mental health providers across America have seen an increase in individuals seeking treatment for anxiety and depression during the coronavirus pandemic. 36% of Americans told an American Psychiatric Association poll that the pandemic has had a serious impact on their mental...[ read more ]

Impact of Influenza Vaccination in the U.S. Elderly Population

Is the flu vaccine truly beneficial? Observational studies have suggested that seasonal flu vaccination decreases winter mortality risk from any cause by 50% among the elderly population. Flu vaccination increased among the elderly population (65 and older) from 20% in 1980 to over 65% by 2001. During this time period of higher vaccination percentage, estimates of flu-related deaths also increased....[ read more ]

Truth About Influenza Deaths

Influenza Deaths in The United States The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states, what has become commonly accepted and widely reported in the press, that annually "about 36,000 [Americans] die from flu"  and "influenza/pneumonia" is the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S. The question is, why is influenza and pneumonia deaths paired together? Director of Harvard...[ read more ]

COVID-19 Totaled Less Than 2% of All Deaths

Overall Deaths vs. COVID-19 Deaths Almost 3 million people die each year in the United States from all different causes. In the past, flu season has peaked between January and March, and is a major driver in total deaths. As of right now, there isn't enough 2020 data to know if there has been a significant increase in total deaths...[ read more ]

Neurofeedback and Depression

How Neurofeedback Helped a Man Manage Depression After 44 years of marriage crumpled into divorce, a man found himself battling depression. At 64 years old, he didn't expect to have the trouble he was having. After researching treatments, he decided to participate in Braincore Neurofeedback training. As he went through his training, he began noticing changes. He didn't feel as...[ read more ]

Depression and Medication

Antidepressants May Raise Death Rate... Depression is one of the most common mood disorders in the United States. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 50% of those affected by depression are treated by medication. Over the past 15 years, each year the use of antidepressant medication has increased among all age groups. A team of researchers from McMaster...[ read more ]


Research: neurofeedback for PTSD Multiple studies have been completed looking at the effectiveness of neurofeedback for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adults.  A recent controlled study showed that 24 sessions of neurofeedback significantly reduced PTSD symptoms. One study has been completed with children. These studies all suggest that neurofeedback is a very promising approach to treatment.  This is especially important because existing treatments can...[ read more ]

Stats on Depression

Depression Statistics Women are twice as likely as men to suffer from depression! 3.8% of people ages 12-19 use antidepressants! 19.1% of people age 60+ use antidepressants! 25% of people who start antidepressants continue use for more than 10 years! Antidepressant usage increases with age! Antidepressant usage has increased every year among all age groups over the last 15 years!...[ read more ]

What does depression look like?

Overview Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a common but serious mood disorder. It causes severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, or working. To be diagnosed with depression, the symptoms must be present for at least two weeks. Some forms of depression are slightly different, or they may...[ read more ]

Migraine Headaches

Migraine Headache Relief | Blair Upper Cervical Chiropractic | Alternative Migraine Treatment If you have ever suffered from migraines, then you know just how debilitating they can be. Besides the intense pain they cause, migraines will interfere with every aspect of your life. Many don’t realize that 80% of chronic migraine sufferers will have a stroke at some point in...[ read more ]