Okay, if it makes you laugh- good. Laughter is an advanced frontal lobes process.
I was inspired by recent laboratory experiments regarding high levels of magnetism applied to the frontal lobes of clinically depressed patients:
"It's hard to believe that a magnet could combat depression, but early studies suggest that a new therapy called transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) may work better than electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)- without causing painful convulsions. Both therapies stimulate the part of the brain that is underactive in severely depressed people. But whereas ECT jots the entire organ, TMS focuses a mild current right on THE TROUBLED PRE-FRONTAL CORTEX.
So far, University of Pennsylvania psychiatrist Martin Szuba has treated 12 people who found no relief in drugs or, in some cases, ECT. After two weeks of daily 20-minute TMS treatments, seven enjoyed moderate to dramatic relief that lasted up to a month before more TMS was needed. Szuba hopes that within a few years the technique will be ready for the 10 million Americans whose depression just won't go away."
For most of us, the most important changes you will ever make with your brain-- is USING YOUR BRAIN. It is the single most complex and powerful tool you've got- and there is no substitute.
Okay, is this goofy looking or what? Hahaha!- note the upside down placement of a magnetic therapy neck band- used here as a Frontal Lobes Band. Not to be worn in public places unless one enjoys getting strange looks.
DO YOUR OWN SCIENTIFIC BRAIN MAGNET EXPERIMENT -
details below in the red box.
PLEASE NOTE: I wore this thing around the house for a bit for fun, and found that it made my forehead perspire a LOT- Hey, who needs more zits?! I put it in the drawer, and will find other use for the remaining magnets. >>>Like I said, the best thing for your mind is USING YOUR BRAIN.<<<
I've tried brain enhancement CDs, glasses with flashing lights, brain-wave earplugs, etc etc. I have never found gizmos particularly useful or effective, at least nothing nearly as effective as what consciously controlled thought processes like simple amygdala clicking will accomplish. (The neck band however may still prove quite useful for neck injuries- I don't know, my neck is fine.)
I did however make use of the magnets in the wrap-around for the pendant below, which is comfortable, and which I will monitor for possible benefits as described in the following section. I've seen some very dramatic studies of low level magnetism and its successful therapuetic application with some conditions.
Susan Bucci, writes the following summary or her own experiences with magnets:
"Susan Bucci is a holistically trained nurse who has spearheaded the development of magnetic healing products. "Magnets oxygenate tissues and allow cell walls to absorb more oxygen," she explains. "They promote mental acuity and normalize pH balance by increasing alkalinity. Restorative sleep is enhanced. Therapeutically, they stop pain, fight infection, and reduce inflammation and fluid retention. Over time, fatty and calcium deposits dissolve and the circulatory system opens up. Put that all together and you've got healing from A to Z. Take that a step further: If you achieve optimal well-being, you can actually live a long, productive life."
In addition to promoting overall well-being, magnets can eliminate many specific signs and symptoms of old age. Bucci reports these antiaging benefits from her own use of magnetic healing techniques: "My energy level has increased. I used to have chronic fatigue in the worst way, but now that's gone. My immune system is functioning much better, so my susceptibility to viruses and colds has decreased dramatically. Allergies are basically gone, and there are no more killer sinus headaches. My circulation has improved so that I withstand weather a whole lot easier. Wounds heal quickly, and my spider veins have disappeared. Also, I was headed for an early menopause, but now my menstrual cycle is very much on track, very regular.
"Hair skin, and nails have definitely improved. My hair grows faster and has a much better quality to it. Within two weeks of using magnets on a daily basis, I was able to see new, thick, dark hair growing. My grays started falling out and disappearing. I was going to color my hair about four years ago, and I still haven't touched it with an ounce of anything. My skin definitely looks and feels younger. And my nails grow so well that if I break one, it doesn't upset me. I know that it will grow right back."
How can magnets do so much? Simply stated, magnets confer a wide range of benefits because we are magnetic beings who derive energy from the earth's magnetic field. Bucci explains: "One reason we get sick is that the earth has lost a good deal of its magnetism, which leaves the body in an unbalanced state. Additionally, we are bombarded by unhealthy energies." Magnets create overall benefit by restoring internal harmony.
It is important to realize that not just any old magnet will do. The negative pole restores health and good energy to the system, while exposure to the positive pole is detrimental. This has been proved repeatedly in studies where a variety of creatures, from earthworms, mice, and chickens to larger animals, live twice as long as untested control groups when exposed to negative field magnets, and half as long when exposed to positive fields. Bucci recommends unipolar magnets, marked by the Davis and Rawls system with an "N" or the word "negative" and a green label. "That's the healthy side, and that's the one we face toward the body." Negative field ions support biological systems, which help the body to heal itself "The body is an amazing machine with a remarkable capacity to cure itself," Bucci says. "Give it a boost in the right direction and it does the rest on its own. The negative field is completely safe and risk-free."
Bucci finds that magnets work best when worn on a daily basis. During the day she wears a magnet over her heart to improve circulation and oxygenation. "It keeps the heart open and flowing and sends all that wonderful oxygen throughout my body," she says. At night, she takes the magnet off and sleeps with her head on a magnetic mattress pad. She does this because the most important benefit while sleeping is increased melatonin production from the brain's pineal gland: "People are running out to buy melatonin, but guess what? We can encourage our own melatonin production.
"People ask me how long magnets should be worn. Generally speaking, the longer you wear them, the more healing takes place. You can wear them all night and during the day. Generally, the body will tell you when it has had enough. It also will tell you when a condition has healed, although you should check with a physician just to make sure."
Recent experiments show the POSITIVE EMOTION and alleviation of depression is acheived by putting STRONG magnetic forces on the LEFT SIDE of the forehead, to activate the LEFT frontal lobes.
Just don't accept that this works- that's not science.
Experiment and see what if any effects occur over a 30-60 day period using these relatively weak magnets on BOTH, the LEFT, and the RIGHT sides of your frontal lobes.
The easiest thing to do is to just attach magnets to the outside of a baseball cap, and put on your head. Wear for a period each day.
Test against a PLACEBO effect- Do a double blind test with two identical hats, one with magnets, one with washers instead of magnets- each hat identified with a letter only, and the identity of the TRUE magnet hat only known after a 30 day trial. Keep a written record of your subjective feelings wearing the hat over a period of time- physical and mental.
Then see which hat worked, or if neither, or both.
What does this experiment tell you about magnets you can use, and your brain?
My FANCY Mr. Magneto Headband:
My investigations found that the best magnets, as suggested by Susan above, were ceramic unipolar magnets used in sports therapy. (Don't even try this with ordinary magnets, you can get none or just the opposite effect from what you desire.) I obtained a neck magnet wrap-around band then removed six of the magnets from inside the ends of the band, leaving six still inside the front part of the band under the "Champ" logo.
I found that the wrap-around fit perfectly and comfortably as a head band, with the magnets perfectly positioned over the frontal lobes, or higher up for hair-therapy (!). See the top photo.
The remaining magnets I fashioned into a pendant to be used as Susan Bucci suggested to be worn during the day. I used two pieces easily cut out of neoprene foam rubber sheet, into which I punched three holes.
I then used contact cement to double layer the foam sheet, then inserted two layered magnets, which clung together from magnetic force, into each hole. IT IS IMPORTANT TO NOTE THAT THE NEGATIVE SIDE OF THE MAGNET- INDICATED BY THE DOT ON THAT SIDE OF THE MAGNET- FACES THE BODY. KEEP TRACK OF THIS IF YOU MAKE ONE YOURSELF.
Next, I taped the magnets into place and secured a soft string. I sandwiched the string to come out the sides as so to prevent the pendant from accidentally flipping over, and rendering the thing useless. Remember, the negative side faces the body- note the negative indicator dots showing through the tape.
And finally, covered with some nice crushed velvet.
Shown here outside shirt-- However, best worn under shirt to avoid looking like you are stuck in 1969.
I also found a magnetic pillow pad using the same kind of ceramic unipole magnets and will use this in the evening as Susan recommends.
This is a very informal trial, but I'll post any discoveries and results on this page. Low level magnetic therapy may be just another New Age hocus pocus thing with little merit. I am NOT recommending this, and this could be a ridiculous waste of money (little as it is).
But it may not- I have before pictures of my hair line saved now- we shall see....LOOK (above) , I'm already growing hair on my chest!!
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