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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.
I am trying out in a trial a device called CEFALY. It is like a headband that sends out electrical or micro impulses on the upper branch of the trigeminal nerve to prevent migraine attacks. You wear it for about 20 minutes. Very intense. Can any…Continue
Wall of Text coming, sorry.I got hit by a car back in 2003. I hit my frontal lobe hard enough that there's still a dent in my head. When I was describing the event to my girlfriend--as my mother has described it to me over and over again--I realized…Continue
I've been reading for awhile and have felt too out of place to comment. As many can agree, TBI is a walking on thin ice life style. Not sure what to say. What to add. Complication is a new way of life.I struggled through a 35 Yr marriage that I…Continue
I'm very new to opening up so I figured online would be my first step. 5yrs ago 3-15-2010 I got that call... You know the one that will change your life forever. My husband was a pedestrian struck by a garbage truck. The driver had fallen asleep at…Continue
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