Treating addictions with Brainwave Entrainment

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Treating addictions with Brainwave Entrainment (BWE) is multi-dimensional. The usual protocol is to use entrainment as a substitute for the substance. Quite often those that are addicted to depressive drugs such as alcohol are craving relaxed states, so alpha/theta frequencies can help. Those that are addicted to stimulating drugs such as cocaine get their reward from increasing brainwaves, so beta and gamma stimulation is in order. This is not always the case though.

Universally, increasing low beta 12-15 Hz (SMR) is helpful. Most addicts have low SMR activity. Healthy, well-adjusted people are teaming with SMR waves. Entrainment in this band can help with the sleep disorders many addicts face and can help the user deal with stress and anxiety better. SMR helps with focus so addicts can think more clearly. It also has a balancing effect, so it is useful to those with overactive minds as well as those with an abundance of slow wave activity…

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