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I’ll Carry the Fork

I’ll Carry the Fork

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Kara Swanson

Kara Swanson’s life was changed forever the day a minivan ran a red light and struck her car. This accident left Kara confused and frightened and with a Traumatic Brain Injury. 179 more words

Traumatic Brain Injury

SPEAK OUT! Guest Blogger * Lauren

                                 SPEAK OUT! Guest Blogger *Lauren*

It’s been 18 months since I acquired my TBI and I want to give you an overview of those 18 months in this post. 906 more words

Traumatic Brain Injury

The Ultimate Brain FAIL

Yesterday, I wrote a post about age and how short our lives are. I said, “I don’t want to be 116 years old, but I wouldn’t mind living to 60, or maybe even 70 or 80, if I can manage to keep my brain intact that long. 945 more words

Experiences

#Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Testimonial

I could not remember people, things that I did, or places I had been to. My life had been erased! I would have to write down every day what my son wore to school so when I would pick him up from school, I knew who he was. 258 more words

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Theo: I Wear My Goodwill Hat Proudly

(Columbus, Ga.) Even at 64, Theo still stands tall with the athletic build of a champion and a mile-wide smile that is ever ready despite his challenges. 391 more words

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My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey

 

My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey
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Jill Bolte-Taylor, Ph.D

There are several books published about Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Of course there is Jill Bolte-Taylor’s book, “My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey,” which is amazing. 171 more words

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UC Berkeley: Blood-pressure drug prevents epilepsy after brain injury

From UC Berkeley News Center: Commonly available blood-pressure drug prevents epilepsy after brain injury

The commonly used hypertension drug, losartan (Cozaar®), has reportedly prevented 60 percent of would be post-traumatic epilepsy, seizures which otherwise occurred 100 percent of the time in rodent models after brain injury. 49 more words

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