Struggling after a traumatic brain injury?

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Take the Next Step

For For immediate assistance, please call us at 888-288-9834 (5AM-6PM PST Mon-Fri / 8AM-12PM PST Sat) to speak to a patient care specialist. Or fill out the form below and we will reach out to you.

THERE IS HOPE

Having a traumatic brain injury—even a mild one—can leave you with lasting symptoms, but there are things you can do to heal your brain and feel better.

Have you ever hit your head and momentarily seen stars, felt dazed, or blacked out? Maybe you had a car accident, fell off your bike, crunched helmets in a football game, or got knocked unconscious by a violent blast in combat. You aren’t alone.

Over 2 million new traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) occur in the U.S. every year, and the number of concussions is on the rise. From 2010-2015, concussion diagnoses jumped 43% among the general population and 71% among young people ages 10-19. And many more people experience mild traumatic brain injuries that go undiagnosed.

What most people don’t realize is that a TBI—even mild ones where you don’t pass out—can cause lasting consequences. And because it can take weeks or months for some issues to develop, you may not make the connection that they are related to a past head injury.

Surprising Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury

Many people are aware of the immediate symptoms of TBI, such as headache, dizziness, nausea, or losing consciousness. But very few people realize that TBIs are also a major cause of psychiatric symptoms. For example, did you know that even mild TBIs increase your risk for:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • ADHD
  • Psychosis
  • PTSD
  • Dementia
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Aggression
  • Suicide

When symptoms of any of these conditions start to impact your life — and the lives of those close to you — that’s when you need to seek help.

Unfortunately, many doctors simply treat these symptoms as psychiatric disorders. They don’t ask about previous TBIs and don’t actually look at the brain with imaging, so they don’t understand the root cause of your symptoms. And traditional psychiatric treatment alone is not going to heal your brain.

Getting the Right Treatment Depends on the Right Diagnosis

At Amen Clinics, we use leading-edge brain imaging technology that helps us see the effects of TBIs —even mild ones that occurred decades earlier — in the brain. About 40% of our patients have experienced TBIs, but many of them don’t remember suffering a concussion or they think their head injury was too insignificant to mention. That all changes when they look at their brain scans and can clearly see the effects of a TBI.

With the world’s largest database of functional brain scans — 150,000 and growing — from patients from all 50 states and 120 countries, our physicians are able to more accurately diagnose TBIs and related conditions than any other healthcare professionals.

Get a Personalized Treatment Plan for Traumatic Brain Injury with Proven Results

Since 1989, Amen Clinics has helped thousands of people overcome the lasting effects of mild traumatic brain injuries with targeted solutions that are proven to produce higher than average success rates.

We believe in taking a comprehensive brain-body approach to treatment that involves the least toxic, most effective strategies. To heal the brain after a head injury, treatment includes utilizing natural supplements, nutrition, exercise, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, neurofeedback, helpful forms of psychotherapy, and medication (when necessary)—all personalized for your specific needs.

Don’t Suffer From the Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury Anymore

If you or someone you love is struggling with symptoms that may be associated with traumatic brain injury, don’t wait to seek professional help. Talk to a specialist today. Talk to a specialist today to learn more or to make an appointment at a location near you.