Brain Injuries

What is a Post-Traumatic Headache?

It is not uncommon for individuals to sustain headaches after their bodies experience a traumatic incident. Yes, this may seem like an obvious statement in situations where individuals sustain a bump or blow to the head, but even those who sustain trauma to other parts of their body can experience something called a post-traumatic...

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What are the Symptoms of a Concussion?

Concussions are dangerous, but individuals often do not recognize (or take seriously) the signs and symptoms of these injuries before damage is done. Information from the CDC indicates that there were more than 214,000 hospitalizations as a result of traumatic brain injuries during a recent reporting year. Many of these emergency room visits are...

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What Are the Symptoms of CTE?

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is brain degeneration that is likely caused by repeated head trauma. Unfortunately, CTE can only be diagnosed through an autopsy after a person passes away by studying various sections of the brain. This is a rare disorder that is not fully understood yet, but recent studies and significant media attention...

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