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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.
Anybody lost their appetite after the TBI?I did. Kind of a problem since if you don't eat you get all dizzy and weak. Iset alarms to remind me.Funny enough, sweets are easy to eat, but still not satisfying.I also lost part of my sense of taste and…Continue
Hi everyone,I am a 28 year old female from UK and I am new to this forum. I would like to tell my story in the hope I can maybe receive some support :)I was working in South Africa for a couple of years and it happened on September 3rd 2011. I was…Continue
I have a number of bad bad medical problems going on in addition to TBI stuff. but also have sever medical environment psych trauma making it hard/impossible to manage my own medical care.is there a way to get an advocate? i have a very hard time…Continue
i am 5+ years living with tbi...i also had a stroke 2 years ago and many set backs...im having trouble gripping/grasping things...i cant hold my cellphone...a fork...hairbrush...im relearning how to write and its getting better...i can write…Continue
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