Contents on this page
  1. What is biofeedback therapy?
  2. Reasons for considering this form of treatment
  3. What conditions can it be used for?
  4. Safety
Additional Content
  1. Types of bio-feedback
  2. Using a pneumograph to treat asthma
  3. EEG feedback for add

What is it?


Biofeedback is a drug free treatment technique designed to help people improve their health by using signals from their own body. It is a therapy uses special equipment.

These comprise of sensors and monitors that give you a visual and/or audio readout of certain vital functions; such as heart rate, breathing, and blood pressure. By listening to/watching the readouts, you can learn to better control things like heart rate, breathing, and blood pressure.

Have you stepped on a scale? Have you used a thermometer? If you have then you’ve been using a form of biofeedback. Both of these devices give you information about the bodies’ condition. You can then decide what action to take to improve your condition.

Reasons for considering this form of treatment


  1. There is a chance it may trim down or get rid of your medication needs.
  2. It can reduce your medical costs.
  3. If there is no response to your medication, then it can potentially help you.
  4. It assists you in taking charge of your own healing process, by providing you with feedback that can be measured. The feedback allows you monitor your progression and learning.
  5. It can be performed in the comfort of your own home

What conditions can it be used for?


This type of therapy is very good for stress-related conditions. Have a look at the long list of conditions that it can be used for

  • anorexia nervosa
  • anxiety
  • asthma
  • autism
  • back pain
  • bed wetting
  • chronic pain
  • constipation
  • depression
  • diabetes
  • fecal incontinence
  • epilepsy and related seizure disorders
  • head injuries
  • high blood pressure
  • learning disabilities
  • motion sickness
  • muscle spasms
  • sexual disorders, including pain with intercourse
  • spinal cord injuries



Extra caution should be taken if you happen to be diabetic as this may interfere with medication.
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