There are plenty of theories, studies, research statistics and personal opinions regarding the benefits of binaural beat therapy. There are many people who are open to alternative healing methods and there are many people who only believe in medical science and tablets. When you realize that there are many other ways to heal yourself or achieve various changes in your mood and general health which do not include swallowing pills, taking injections or costly therapy sessions then you are more inclined to accept that there are benefits to binaural beats therapy.
Many people worry that binaural beats therapy actually changes your brain, like a sense of brain washing, but this is not true. Binaural beats therapy simply uses the natural process of the brain with two different tones to provide the listener with a desired result.
Binaural beat therapy works much like a game of dominos, if you stack the dominos in a particular way and then nudge the first domino, automatically all the others will fall down in sequence to their location until all dominos are down. In the same manner a session of binaural beat therapy for relaxation will provide you with additional health benefits that you probably haven’t even thought about.
It is important for you to consider what you want to achieve before you embark on your binaural beat therapy, let’s take the most common form of binaural beat therapy, relaxation or meditation.
People who are stressed, feeling anxious all the time, battling to sleep, feeling tired and experiencing a lack of energy will focus mostly on the fact that they are stressed and anxious. People do not like feeling anxious as it makes them jumpy, nervous and unable to concentrate. Now these people hear about binaural beat therapy and decide to give it a chance, they find a trained therapist and go for their first session.
After the first session you will feel relaxed, the anxiety will be gone and you will find that you are able to concentrate, but then you take a binaural beat recording home and you have a short session before you go to sleep. The next morning you have slept the whole night without waking up once, you feel refreshed and have a bit more energy and you are generally happier! After a week of short sessions before going to sleep you feeling like a new person and your energy levels are back to normal.
Binaural beat therapy for anxiety, stress and depression alters your mood so that you are not anxious, stressed or depressed, but it ALSO lowers your heart rate and blood pressure, increases the amount of oxygen flowing to your cells and the amount of nutrients etc. to each cell in your body, combined with a full nights peaceful sleep your body is able to repair itself and perform at its peak giving you the increase in energy and overall general feeling of good health.
Although binaural beats do not work the same for everyone and they are not a recommended therapy for people with mental disabilities such as epilepsy, the benefits of binaural beats are real.