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Recent Posts in Brain Injuries Category

  • Long-Term Effects of a Concussion

    Potential Effects of Concussions and Other Traumatic Brain Injuries If you have experienced a concussion, you may be well-acquainted with the immediate, short-term symptoms, such as: - Amnesia surrounding the traumatic event - Confusion - Dazed expression - Fatigue - Headache or migraine - Mental “fogginess” - Sensation of intracranial pressure - Sloppy, slurred, or strange speech - Temporary loss ...
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  • Medical & Non-Medical Costs of a Traumatic Brain Injury

    Traumatic Brain Injuries Reduce Affected Persons’ Ability to Engage in Normal Activities Brain injuries always take a heavy toll on affected persons. The immediate effects are enough to keep injured parties bed-ridden, disoriented, and out of work for days, weeks, or even months. When injury symptoms are serious, they may lead to temporary or long-term impairment. Symptoms of traumatic brain ...
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  • PTSD caused by TBI

    A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is caused by a sudden blow or sharp jolt to the head. Often, this type of injury occurs during a traumatic event, such as an accident or a fall. As such, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may develop in the aftermath of sustaining such an injury. Unfortunately, many symptoms of TBIs and PTSD overlap, making it difficult to assess what the underlying problem is. ...
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  • Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injuries

    A traumatic brain injury can range from mild to severe, depending on several factors. An individual suffering from a mild traumatic brain injury will typically have normal MRI and CAT scans, though he or she might have cognitive problems such as difficulty thinking, trouble with memory, attention deficit, and mood swings. Despite the term “mild,” however, the effect of traumatic brain injuries, ...
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  • Why Should All Blows to the Head Be Taken Seriously?

    After suffering a blow to the head, whether it be caused by a car accident, slip and fall, or other type of accident, seeking a full medical evaluation is crucial. While you may feel more or less fine aside from a slight headache, there is still a chance that you may have endured critical brain damage. Since traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can have such subtle symptoms and potentially go unnoticed ...
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