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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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Living with Long-Term Brain (Head) Injury

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2013/05/31/living-with-long-term-brain-head-injury-4/ https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/tag/brain/ and https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/2015/06/10/some-cognitive-effects-of-head-brain-injury/ “When a brain has been damaged, new neural pathways can be formed, learnt, strengthened and developed over time …with habit-forming, focus and practice.” “With focus, dedication, persistence and especially patience, support and love, a brain, any brain can be rewired to follow … Continue reading

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“The Silent Epidemic”

“Climbing the Everest within“ Thoughts on what is sometimes termed “The Hidden Handicap” (because we look so “normal”) Really! er sorry, wrong photo… https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2013/10/03/the-hidden-handicap-the-silent-epidemic-2/ and https://livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com/2015/05/17/frank-spencer-aka-demon-king-in-king-of-the-road/ “We share what we know, so that we all may grow” Still “Don’t let … 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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Aging , Fatigue and Brain Injury

1st edition (Kindle e-book) has just been published at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00T45PLPG and the paperback version Click on http://www.amazon.com/Aging-Fatigue-Brain-Injury-Living/dp/1507837372 to the singing of the Beatles at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkyqRP8S93Y “We share what we know, so that we all may grow.” PPS “Together, one mind, one … 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 Nurse: Living with Head (Brain) Injury

http://www.amazon.com/Nurse-Living-Injury-Dropped-Godzone-ebook/dp/B00RPWTYEE The paperback version is also available at

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