What is Binaural beats?

Category: Physical Therapy


Binaural beats are auditory processing artifacts, or apparent sounds, the perception of which arises in the brain independent of physical stimuli. The sounds can lower the brain frequency to relax the listener or to raise it to help focusing and may stimulate certain glands to produce hormones.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Difficulty falling asleep 1 0
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome 1 0
Sinus congestion 1 0
Walking problems 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Binaural beats

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently going to Binaural beats

Dosage Patients
10 min daily 1
15 min daily 1
36 min daily 1


Currently going to Binaural beats

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 3
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Binaural beats.