Literature

 

Asthma

An asthma attack occurs when tiny tubes in the lungs called bronchioles become inflamed and constricted. This makes it difficult for the air you breathe to get into tiny air sacs in the lungs where oxygen is passed to the red blood cells and carbon dioxide is passed back to the lungs to be exhaled. This is why it feels like you can’t breathe even though air is going into your lungs. Read more…

Business Services

The major asset of your business is your people.  Whether you are a mom and pop shop or a large corporation, your success in today’s market depends upon how well you manage human behavior. If you believe that people problems are limiting your business performance, we can help. Read more…

Caregiver Stress

Most people never contemplate becoming a caregiver for an adult. But as our parents or spouses develop dementia or other disabling conditions, we are called into service. For most of us the realization of the magnitude of the commitment evolves over time. It may take a long time just to get a definitive diagnosis, let alone to learn what the condition means and what treatment is needed.  Read more…

Chronic Pain

There are two types of pain: acute and chronic. Acute pain makes you take notice and avoid things that can hurt you. It doesn’t last long and goes away as you heal. Chronic pain, however, persists long after the original damage was done. It can last for months or years. It has no value whatsoever, and sometimes we don’t know what is causing it. Chronic pain is more than discomfort. Read more…

Headache

Pain in the scalp, face, head and neck is often called a headache. But what are headaches and how can you be free of disabling frequent headaches? Almost everyone gets an occasional headache. These can be effectively relieved with over the counter medications. However, over 45 million Americans have chronic headaches of sufficient severity to cause disability. Read more…

Hypertension

When your heart pumps blood through your body, it creates pressure in your arteries. Ideally this pressure should be slightly lower than 120/80. The first number (120) is the pressure created by the beating of the heart or the systolic blood pressure. The second number (80) is the pressure between beats or the diastolic blood pressure. Read more…

Neurofeedback

Neurofeedback is much like a tune-up for your brain. It has been shown to help your brain develop richer capillary beds for enhanced blood flow and also to encourage brain cells calledneurons to establish new complex connections. Read more…

Peripheral Biofeedback

Biofeedback is one of several medical psychology services offered by Dr. Wyckoff & Associates.  It is a method of learning to control your biological reactions to stressful events. Read more…

Tinnitus

Tinnitus is a medical condition that causes the sensation of noises such as buzzing, ringing, chirping, or other sounds. It is not a hallucination even though other people are not able to hear it. It is not a mental illness. Read more…