Get to know NuCalm 2.0 ($4,300; nucalm.com)
-a neuroscientific system that promotes deep relaxation. Solace Lifesciences, NuCalm’s manufacturer, was founded by Dr. Blake Holloway in 2002. Having developed NuCalm to help treat posttraumatic stress. he debuted it on the dental market in 2010, and the company has since reported a 9 5 percent satisfaction rate among some 85,000 dental patients.
Whence that “2.0”?
The recently redesigned NuCalm is (of course) app-centric. It works microcurrent stimulation behind the ears, all of which bring the brain just to the edge of sleep.on the autonomic nervous system, which is responsible for control of those body functions that aren’t consciously directed – breathing is a prime example, as is the classic fight-or-flight response instinct. To use NuCalm, a patient applies a topical cream or takes a chewable supplement to counteract adrenaline. Then come an eye mask. “neuroacoustic ” sounds piped through noise-canceling headphones and microcurrent stimulation behind the ears, all of which bring the brain just to the edge of sleep.