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Traumatic brain injury (TBI), a form of acquired brain injury, occurs when a sudden trauma causes damage to the brain. TBI can result when the head suddenly and violently hits an object, or when an object pierces the skull and enters brain tissue.
Traumatic Brain Injury can be classified based on severity, mechanism (closed or penetrating head injury), or other features (e.g., occurring in a specific location or over a widespread area). Head injury usually refers to TBI, but is a broader category because it can involve damage to structures other than the brain, such as the scalp and skull.
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Five of the longest years just pasted because on 6-29 I'm celebrating my five years of being 'TBI BORN AGAIN '.in that time I have got a part time job in my chosen profession, had my first time custom bike built from the frame up posted in an…Continue
There are basic for maintaining your body. Fear, food, sex, and sleep are big ones.They all help with recovery. What is the next big one that helps for you? Forme it is meditation. I've tried everything. Meditation is the only thing thatmakes me…Continue
Hi. I have been lurking here on and off for some time. I have had a brain injury for 13 years , due to a situation I don't feel comfortable discussing at this time. I was wondering if anyone can tell me what would be the best way about going…Continue
Good day everyone. I suffered a TBI when I was 13 years of age. Major concussion, contusion, in a coma for 2 weeks, hospitalized for 6 weeks. I have never had any memory of the accident or my stay at the hospital. Pre-injury I was a strait A…Continue
About 15 years ago I suffered a tbi while skiing at okemo. I have always been an axious person but it mostly related to my antisipatory anxiety which tripled when I suffered my ski accident. Lately I feel uneasy around people I know any people I…Continue
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