What is it?
Cognitive functioning consists of various brain activities we use to operate efficiently in our daily lives. It includes memorization, concentration, thought processing, and executive functioning. When complications with cognitive functioning arise, it can profoundly affect our quality of life.
Cognitive decline refers to the deterioration of essential brain functions, including multitasking, planning, and problem-solving. The effects caused by cognitive decline can be sudden or gradual, temporary or permanent, depending on the person.
Cognitive decline symptoms, such as an increase in forgetfulness and distraction, are normal occurrences as we age. When cognitive decline begins to affect how efficiently we function daily, it indicates a more significant concern.
What does it do?
Cognitive functioning consists of brain processes that determine how we, as individuals, operate. It includes executive functioning, memorization, language, learning ability, social awareness, complex attention, and perceptual-motor control.
As we age, our bodies and brains change in physical and functional ability. Specific areas of the brain begin to decrease in size. The affected brain areas control how information is received and interpreted. The ability for neurons to communicate effectively with each other also diminishes. These factors influence how efficiently we perform in our daily routines.
Why is it important?
After learning what cognitive functioning is and how it influences all aspects of our lives, we can better understand how a decline in cognition can dramatically affect our well-being. As stated earlier, cognitive decline is a normal process as we age. When a decrease in cognition reaches a level that hinders our ability to function independently, it causes more significant concern.
For example, if we forget to follow health management processes such as medication regimens and doctor appointments, our overall health will be negatively affected. Cognitive decline can strongly impact our financial health if our ability to make sound judgments is impaired.
Experiencing this form of cognitive decline could also indicate a more severe condition, such as Early On-set Dementia.
What can be done about Cognitive Decline due to Aging?
There are numerous activities we can implement to increase the capacity to retain information and slow cognitive decline. These activities include exercising, eating a healthy diet, getting adequate sleep, staying socially active, reading books, learning instruments, and other interests that stimulate the mind.
Education and clinical assessments are essential in developing specific treatment plans that could improve, prevent, or delay cognitive decline symptoms.
How can Brain Frequency™ help?
The Brain Frequency™ AI system is an innovative therapeutic approach to improving brain health and wellness. We use proprietary science-based technology to promote optimal brain functioning across mental, emotional, physical, and social domains. Our diagnostic technology and individualized treatment protocols help decrease or eliminate trauma-related symptoms and various mental health disorders.
The Brain Frequency™ 3 Step Treatment Process consists of; first, performing a Baseline EEG and completing Psychometric Assessments; second, conducting a Brain Frequency Consultation; and third, Initiating Treatment.
An Electroencephalogram (EEG) analyzes brain waves and produces a brain map identifying current and optimal frequencies in 19 areas of the brain. Based on the individualized brain map, Brain Frequency™ will determine possible diagnoses of various mental health disorders or brain trauma for the provider to consider during treatment. Brain Frequency™ AI software provides clinicians with an "Approval Ready" treatment plan using personalized protocols based on each patient's needs.
Those suffering from cognitive decline and early on-set dementia can efficiently and effectively treat their disorder using the Brain Frequency™ AI system. Our innovative system drastically reduces the time needed to properly diagnose and construct treatment plans leading to a faster recovery and greater quality of life.
Tammy C. Perez, M.A., NCC, LCDC, LPC
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