Using Biofeedback to Fight Depression

Researchers at BYU found that biofeedback is helpful for those looking to address anxiety and depression.

How Biofeedback Helps

Biofeedback involves using technology to measure your heart rate and muscle tension.  Therapists can use that information to coach patients how to better control their breathing, Thus, it’s easier to calm down.  This allows the patient to stay calm when feeling anxiety, such as a panic attack.

Also, thanks to innovations in technology it’s possible for practitioners to use smartphones in their offices for biofeedback.

Read the full post here:  Mindfulness, Controlled Breathing Reduce Anxiety Symptoms.