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Not directly: The message, not the messenger, is more likely to affect your brain function. Power emission of cell phones is so low that alteration of brain electrical activity will not occur. Despite media concern, many studies have failed to conclusively document increase of brain tumors in cell phone users. The content of the phone call will affect your brain activity much more strongly than the phone. ...Read more
No: Electrodes simply record electrical events.Get a more detailed answer ›
If you have an eeg and they say that your brain waves are slow for someone your age what at the possibilities?
My 32mo old son was diagnosed with apraxia of speech. Now EEG showed slow brain waves at the back of his brain. What could cause this?
Mild disorganization: There have been attempts to understand brain development with EEG for many years. 30 years ago they tried BEAM (brain electrical activity mapping) to diagnose ADHD, dyslexia, etc. we are still in the dark. Receptive language develops better than expressive language in many, especially boys. This can cause difficulty forming words (dyspraxia) as well as stuttering and frustration. Time will help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am an active 42 year old. Almost any time I sit down and truly relax, like watch a movie I fall asleep. can it be something with my brain waves?
My 32mo son has apraxia of speech. Eeg showed slow brain waves at the back of his brain. What does this mean? Waiting for neuro to set
What else could have shown positive on an EEG besides a seizure can other things look like seizure brain waves?
In 1998 what else could have shown positive on an EEG besides a seizure can other things look like seizure brain waves
I've got to go for an EEG for my seizure too look at my brain waves. Could i cover my eyes while i'm doing my eeg?
Yes, mostly: Part of what is assessed in an eeg is the change in brain activity as the eyes open and close, as well as in response to flashing lights. While the technician will ask you to open your eyes for brief periods during the test to record these responses, the majority of the test can be performed with you lying down quietly with your eyes closed. ...Read more
1st session of neuro biofeedback. Looked at brain waves on screen while talking to therapist. Is it being done right? I didn't see any self regulation
Discuss it: At first you just learn what your responses are. That can take some time. Once you do, you will begin to attemp to make changes and watch how well it works. This is a base line - where you are now. Be patient, but ask questions. Best! ...Read more
Had EEG done. Neuro doc said that based on brain waves, I was at high risk for seizures. Doesn't run in family. I'm confused. Will I need meds maybe?
Electricity: Nerve cells operate (signal) electrically. On the small scale (e.g. One neuron) electrical activity can be measured with very tiny instruments applied close to the nerve cell, which is invasive. The combined electrical activity of many neurons is recordable with non-invasive means, usually on the scalp, the tracing of which is "the brain wave". ...Read more