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10. Emotional Changes – Coping Strategies + How to Work Through Complex Emotions (with Dr. Ann Marie McLaughlin)

Emotional changes after brain injury are common. The way that the brain is physically affected can cause changes in emotional response. Also, dealing with a major life change can lead to complicated feelings and trauma responses. If you have experienced a wide range of confusing emotions, know that you are not alone! Today, Dr. Ann […]

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Researchers Discover Novel Light-Gated Potassium Channel in Neurons

Researchers report they have identified the first natural light-gated potassium channel-rhodopsins.

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Seizures After Head Injury: Understanding How a Post-Traumatic Seizure Can Occur

Individuals may experience seizures after head injury depending on the areas of the brain affected. For example, an injury to the frontal lobe can increase the risk of a frontal lobe seizure. Generally, the more severe a traumatic brain injury, the higher the chances of developing a seizure. Understanding how a post traumatic seizure may […]

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Home Exercise Program for Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors: Finding the Most Suitable Program for You

Rehabilitation is an essential part of TBI recovery. Therefore, it’s important to find the right home exercise program for traumatic brain injury most suitable for you. This can include a combination of physical and cognitive therapy exercises. The goal is to find ways to stay engaged and motivated at home to promote recovery. This article […]

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One in Four Children with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Suffer from Post-Concussive Symptoms

Israeli study finds that one in four children with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) suffer from persistent post-concussive symptoms In a large multi-center retrospective matched cohort study, Israeli scientists recently found that one in four children (25.3%) who have been discharged from the emergency room after a mild head injury suffered from persistent post- concussive […]

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