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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.
In my 40 some years with a TBI have been terribly confused and racked with lots of self-doubt. I always felt like a failure, never accomplished anything worthwhile and fear I never would. My disappointment was failures intensified into this…Continue
Hello, friends on TBI support!I have good news today: Aly704 has agreed to take on the role of moderator here, along with Abby. I know she will do a good job keeping this wonderful community the positive place that it is.Please join me in thanking…Continue
I go through periods of not eating, and periods of eating too much, does anyone else have these issues, if so how do you manage your weight and what kind of low impact workouts work best (without causing a lot of pain )
I am a 25 year old guy. My old friends are still there but we dont see eachother on a regular basis. We used to drink and smoke together and since I dont do that anymore, they dont time have time for me suddenly. They have better things to do, or…Continue
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