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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 don't understand why a TBI = a pain disorder????I can cope with all the other stuff!I'm just always in pain... Or in pain with a headache!I know so many of you have suffered so much more than I...…Continue
Since my head injury my blood pressure has been high? Its been two years and my doctor is now putting me on blood pressure medicine. I am 48 years of age and have never had any type of repertory…Continue
I was wondering if anyone on here has a VP Shunt? I have had a hard time finding research for adults. Most the research I find is for children. My son has a VP Shunt due to developing hydrocephalus…Continue
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