Category Archives: TBI (traumatic brain injury)

Facing it head on: what does a traumatic brain injury feel like?

Each year across Britain some 350,000 people are admitted to hospital with an acquired brain injury. The results can be life changing with 500,000 people in the UK currently suffering long term disabilities as a result. Four years ago the … Continue reading

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Traumatic Brain Injury Is …

    * “A LARGE PUZZLE where a number of those pieces are broken.” * “A puzzle … all the pieces are there… but in the wrong order.” (“The pieces don’t quite fit, mesh together. but only you can find … Continue reading

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“Running on Empty”

A title for a new book! “If your tank is low, your car will start sputtering and then stop once you have reached the end of your reserve. It’s the same way with fatigue after TBI.” from http://www.brainline.org/content/2010/02/fatigue-after-brain-injury-brainline-talks-with-dr-nathan-zasler_pageall.html Also see … Continue reading

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TBI is a much more manageable injury today than it has been in the past, but it remains a major health problem. As people with TBI continue to live longer and face the challenges of aging with TBI, it will be our duty to provide better education and long-term programs and services. We all have brains; let’s continue to use them — injured or not — to support TBI prevention, research, and treatment.”

“TBI is a much more manageable injury today than it has been in the past, but it remains a major health problem. As people with TBI continue to live longer and face the challenges of aging with TBI, it will … Continue reading

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The Lasting Effects from Blows to the Head (Concussion)

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How Does a Severe Brain Injury Affect the Individual

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