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LENS as a Drug Free Alternative


LENS can be especially helpful for those with a low tolerance or who might suffer side effects from certain medications, or who report not finding meds to be helpful for their conditions. LENS treatment, however, can be used for patients taking medications, and, as a complimentary therapy, may help the meds work better in some cases.

‘The literature suggests that EEG Biofeedback therapy should play a major therapeutic role in many difficult cases. In my opinion, if any medication had demonstrated such a wide spectrum of efficacy, it would be universally accepted and wisely used.’ Frank Duffy, M.D., Neurologist, Head of the Neuroimaging Dept. and of Neuroimaging Research at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

‘EEG Biofeedback, in the long term management of ADHD providing a sustained effort even without stimulant treatment…Parents interested in non-psychopharmacologic treatment can pursue the use of complimentary and alternative therapy. The therapy most promising by recent clinical trials appears to be EEG Biofeedback’. Katie Campbell Daly, M.D., Dept. of Medicine, Children’s Hospital, Boston and in the Dept. of Pediatrics of the Harvard Medical School.

Many parents of children diagnosed with ADHD are reportedly concerned about the effects of prolonged use of drugs, such as Ridalin or Adderall, and about insufficient research on the long term effects on developing brains. ‘Ritalin Gone Wrong, Children’s A.D.D Drugs Don’t Work Long Term’, article by Alan Sroufe, Professor Emeritus of Psychology at University of Minnesota’s Institute of Child Development Jan 28, 2012