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An overview of some of the main difficulties that can affect people after Brain Injury

All Brain Injuries are different and people
may be affected to a varying degree by any… 380 more words

Circle Group

Overly enthusiastic heavy metal fan headbangs his way to brain injury.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/headbanging-s-risks-include-rare-brain-injury-1.2695576

This article from the CBC illustrates just how easily a brain injury can occur. In a reality is stranger than fiction story, a heavy metal music fan ended up with serious brain injury after engaging too enthusiastically in “headbanging”. 149 more words

Personal Injury

SPEAK OUT! NewsBit . . . . . . . Electrical Stimulation of the Brain Improves Memory

Electrical Stimulation of the Brain Improves Memory

Neuroscientists at Northwestern University have found that electrical stimulation of the brain results in long-term improvement of memory. The researchers applied magnetic pulses to generate an electrical current (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation or TMS) at specific areas of the skull to stimulate specific neurons near the surface of the brain. 95 more words

Traumatic Brain Injury

Life Post TBI

It is hard to believe that the accident was over three years ago. While I have made a lot of progress from the days and weeks following the injury, I still struggle daily with issues caused by the injury. 566 more words

Concussion

Brain Aneurysm

A friend that I haven’t talked to in a while contacted me yesterday and told me this…….This friend of mine is a speech therapist, keep that in mind as I tell you this story. 380 more words

Stroke

Keeping Our Eye on the Ball: NFL Concussion Crisis

Media coverage of Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, and other lesser known National Football League (NFL) players involved in domestic abuse cases have pushed the larger problem facing the game—chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)—to the back burner. 410 more words

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