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Neuromedics Technology Inc.


95 Pascal Lane

Austin, TX 78746

Tel.  (512) 633-2327


A Drug-free Cortical Stimulation system for the treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity and other neurological conditions.



EEG-Driven Light Sound Stimulation (EDLSS) is an experimental new  treatment  for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).  It uses completely natural forms of stimulation (flickering light and pulsing sound) to renormalize the brainwave frequency profiles of  individuals with ADHD.  Preliminary studies have shown that this important new technology can  lead to significant improvements in verbal IQ scores, enhanced ability to pay attention, and reduced hyperactivity.  We believe that this technology has the potential to replace the use of  stimulant drugs as a treatment for ADHD for a significant percentage of those affected by that condition. 

What is EDLSS?

ADHD is thought to occur because  areas of the brain involved in paying attention are under-activated (metabolic rates are low) and thus do not receive as much oxygen or blood flow as they should.     Brainwave measurements show that those with this condition tend to produce too much theta (slow wave activity associated with daydreaming) and not enough beta (faster activity associated with focused thinking) brainwave activity.  The most common treatment for this condition involves the prescription of powerful stimulant medications, such as amphetamine and methylphenidate (Ritalin), drugs which stimulate the entire brain, including regions associated with attention.  

It has been known for some time that modulated light and  sound stimulation can induce significant changes in brainwave activity.  Only recently has research indicated that such  stimulation can also be used to gently "nudge" brain activity into more normal functioning.  As this happens, behavior and mental performance become more normalized as well.

Why could it be preferable to stimulant medications?

Research has shown that ADHD is often associated with reduced production of the  low beta and sensorimotor response (SMR) portions of brainwave activity, together with increased production of theta brainwaves.   Because EDLSS treatment is primarily home-based it costs considerably less and does not require the multiple visits per week to a treatment clinic required by biofeedback.  In short, it promises to become a fast, cheap and effective alternative to drug treatment for ADHD.  And--importantly--it does not produce the sorts of side effects associated with Ritalin, Adderol and the other stimulant medications commonly prescribed for the treatment of ADHD.

Treatment paradigm

A small, easy-to-apply sensor is placed on the user's forehead.  This sensor detects and analyzes brainwave (EEG) activity and uses this information to select sensory stimulation frequencies.  This stimulation consists of patterns of flickering light and audio stimulation heard through headphones.   A typical treatment "session" lasts twenty to thirty minutes; a full course of treatment consists of approximately forty  sessions, and can generally be administered at home.  

How effective is it?

Studies conducted thus far have shown that EDLSS may confer some or all of the following benefits:

significant and lasting improvement in verbal IQ scores (6 to 10 points);

Significantly reduced hyperactivity

For a summary of the results of these studies, click here.

Who can benefit from EDLSS?

The studies conducted to date have involved both boys and girls, and many of them have experienced significant benefits.  It is also possible that adults with ADHD could benefit from this treatment as well.  

Status of Treatment

EEG-Driven Light Sound Stimulation  is currently  an experimental treatment.   It is our intention to complete clinical trials and obtain FDA Premarket Approval as a treatment for ADHD.

Contact us

If you are interested in learning more about this revolutionary new technology, please contact us.



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