What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Posted by on Oct 17, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

TBI, a form of acquired brain injury, occurs when a sudden trauma causes damage to the brain. The damage can be focal Рconfined to one area of the brain Рor diffuse Рinvolving more than one area of the brain. TBI can result from a closed head injury* or a penetratinghead injury. A closed injury occurs when the head suddenly and violently hits an object but the object does not break through the skull. A penetrating injury occurs when an object pierces the skull and enters brain tissue.

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Nutrition and the Brain

Posted by on Oct 14, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Good nutrition is needed for the body to function.

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What are the signs and symptoms of a TBI?

Posted by on Aug 1, 2011 in Neurofeedback | 1 comment

Symptoms of a TBI can be mild, moderate, or severe, depending on the extent of the damage to the brain. Some symptoms are evident immediately, while others do not surface until several days or weeks after the injury. A person with a mild TBI may remain conscious or may experience a loss of consciousness for a few seconds or minutes. The person may also feel dazed or not like himself for several days or weeks after the initial injury. Other symptoms of mild TBI include headache, confusion, lightheadedness, dizziness, blurred vision or tired...

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