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Vestibular Therapy for Concussions: What Happens in the Inner Ear?

After a concussion, individuals may experience vestibular dysfunction, a disturbance in the balance system of the body. This can often lead to dizziness, nausea, or imbalance, just to name a few. Fortunately, these symptoms are usually not permanent and can be treated through vestibular therapy for concussions. This article will discuss the causes of vestibular […]

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12. Dysautonomia – How Autonomic Nervous System is Affected by Brain Injury & Concussions (with Dr. Jeremy Schmoe)

What is dysautonomia? How is it related to brain injury? How do you know if you have it? How is it treated?   Today, Dr. Jeremy Schmoe is back for a follow-up on last week’s episode on the vestibular system, to dig even further into some of the ways that autonomics can be affected by […]

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Finding Confidence After Concussions (with Allison Cook, Miss Oregon USA)

Today we’re kicking off Season 2 with five time concussion survivor and Miss Oregon USA, Allison Cook, on finding confidence and knowing your worth. We talk about coping with symptoms, overcoming imposter syndrome, the invisible injury, and more!   NOTES 0:00 Intro 1:41 Welcome to Season 2 9:24 Introducing Allison 12:39 Allison’s Concussion Journey 15:59 Coping […]

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Clues About Concussions From the Gut

Signs of concussion may be found in the gut, a new study reports. Researchers found a correlation between traumatic brain injury proteins in the blood and one brain injury-linked bacteria in stool samples.

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