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Kids & TBI: Is Playing Ice Hockey to Blame?

As a society, we often hear a lot of the negative impact to the brain that football players endure playing the sport but we rarely hear of the damage ice hockey has on the players. Contrary to popular opinion, you don’t have to be in a car accident or get concussed on a football field […]

Oct 19, 2017   |   No Comments »

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How To Reverse Brain Damage In NFL Football Players

A study conducted in 2009 of 100 retired NFL players, representing 27 teams and all positions showed the improved cognitive function of players who previously sustained brain injuries. Significant improvements included: – General cognitive function – Information processing speed – Attention & memory – Mood – Sleep – Increases in regional cerebral blood flow Please […]

Oct 17, 2017   |   No Comments »

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What Is the Hidden Cause of Memory Loss?

In September 2015, big wave surfer Shawn Dollar met the challenge of his life. Not a giant wave like those he’s in the record books for conquering, but a boulder he struck when he dove under a wave. The impact broke his neck in four places and gave him a concussion. Fortunately, he made it […]

Oct 09, 2017   |   1 Comment »

How to Know if You Are Suffering From PTSD

How to Know if You Are Suffering From PTSD

In recent years, the media has raised our social awareness about PTSD because it has affected so many soldiers returning from combat. Although many people—adults and children alike—continue to suffer from PTSD, it is not well understood by the masses and little is known about how to help people overcome it. In this article, you […]

Sep 22, 2017   |   No Comments »

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Use Your Head and Get Out of the Game

The “big game” is this weekend. The NFL’s modern-day gladiators will crash into each other with shoulder pads and helmets and spectators will go wild over each big hit. But the sad reality is that even though one team will win, all of the players will lose. The dangers of playing football, at any level, […]

Sep 19, 2017   |   5 Comments »

Homelessness – Are Brain Injuries to Blame?

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) — including mild ones — can dramatically alter a person’s personality, negatively affecting memory, mood and aggression levels. One population with many brain-related behavioral problems is the homeless. So, does that mean that many of them have had a TBI? YES, says a St. Michael’s (Canada) Hospital study. The researchers found […]

Jul 29, 2014   |   No Comments »

Parents of Kids with ADD/ADHD Need to Rethink Risky Sports!

Research detailed in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics indicates that children with mild traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and ADD/ADHD are more likely to have a moderate disability than children without ADD/ADHD. Patient records of 48 children with ADD/ADHD who had sustained a mild TBI were compared to a control group of 45 age-matched patients without […]

Jul 01, 2014   |   No Comments »

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