Iasis Microcurrent Neurofeedback FAQ's

1. What makes IASIS MCN unique?

-Unlike traditional bio/neurofeedback, which requires patient participation, IASIS MCN allows you to simply relax while being treated. A brief, tiny signal transmitted to the brain does all the work for you.

-Sessions are shorter

-Less number of session are needed to obtain positive results

2. Who can be treated with IASIS MCN?

​-There is no medical condition, age, medication, allergy, etc. that would restrict one from safely using IASIS MCN.

-It has been found effective for mental health symptoms, headaches, pain, insomnia, ADD/ADHD, and Autism. According to Dr. Frank Shallenberger, it is even safe on  babies and pregnant women!

3. How long does each session take?

​-Initial consultation session may take 45-60 minutes in total. -Follow up sessions may take only 20-25 minutes.

4. How frequently will I have sessions?

-Most people start with coming 2-3 times a week and then as results last longer, sessions can be spaced more.  This will vary some for each person.

5. How much power is actually being used?

-The level of electricity from the FDA Registered Iasis device is 1/100 of a AA battery over 1/100 of a second; people report not feel anything from the electrodes.

6. How will Iasis MCN be administered?

-While seated, five lightweight EEG electrodes will be placed at different areas on your head and neck. The areas will be cleaned and prepped for a conductive paste that will hold the electrodes in place. The position of the electrodes may vary through the treatment and in subsequent treatments.

 

7. How many sessions will I have?

-85% of people will experience some positive effect in 1-3 sessions. However, MCN builds on itself so for lasting effective change, most people will need 12-20 sessions and sometimes up to 30. 

-There are 6 protocol settings and numerous different sensitivity levels that may be selected, depending on how fragile or hardy one’s nervous system is (which is assessed by the Certified IASIS Provider prior to each session), as well as how one responds during or after the session, at which time adjustments may be made.

8. Is it safe?

​-IASIS MCN employs an FDA-registered EEG amplifier and is extremely safe.

9. What will my response be to the session?

-Some temporary reactivity of the nervous system in the 24 to 48 hours after the treatment may occur such as feelings of fatigue, spaciness, anxiousness, wired, headache or the temporary increase of a symptom. This is completely normal and will pass and may be expected. It is a sign that one is neuroregulating; and is a positive sign your brain and nervous system is responding. Even though it may be temporarily uncomfortable, it will not persist and will be followed by improvement. It is crucial to remember that reactivity is demonstrating that something good is happening’ and that every subset of a reaction is a positive response.

 

10. Does it interfere with medications​?

-Some people experience an extra sensitivity to their medications after use. However, often after successful treatment, prescription drugs may be reduced or discontinued, always with physician/psychiatrist approval.

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