BIOFEEDBACK THERAPY FOR FIBROMYALGIA, CHRONIC PAIN AND MIGRAINE HEADACHES…

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Although researchers are not exactly sure how or why biofeedback works. What they do know is that biofeedback promotes relaxation, which helps alleviate many stress-related conditions.

Biofeedback is a form of alternative therapy for the treatment of mental and physical illnesses. It is based on the theory that influencing your body with self-determination can alleviate the symptoms of fibromyalgia, chronic pain and migraines.

The therapy uses a machine in recording electric impulses that the body emits. During a biofeedback session, electrodes are attached to your skin. Finger sensors can also be used. These electrodes/sensors send signals to a monitor, which displays a sound, flash of light, or image that represents your heart and breathing rate, blood pressure, skin temperature, sweating, or muscle activity. The machine provides “feedback” of these impulses to you through beeps and lights displayed on a monitor. For instance, if your body temperature increases, the number of beeps…

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