Home » health

Tag Archives: health

Chronic Inflammation: Impact On Brain Health and Healing

Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury and infection. However, when inflammation persists, known as chronic inflammation, it can cause damage to healthy cells, impact brain health and healing In fact, chronic inflammation has been implicated in a whole host of diseases including ischemic heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes mellitus, chronic kidney disease, non-alcoholic […]

Read & Discuss »

Self-Reflection Linked to Improved Late-Life Cognition and Brain Health

A person’s ability to self-reflect is associated with cognition and glucose metabolism later in life, a new study finds. Those who engage in more self-reflection had improved cognition, better overall brain health, and increased glucose metabolism later in life.

Read & Discuss »

51. Survivor Self-Worth + Cristabelle's Mental Health Journey

How can the “invisible” injury affect our self worth? Survivors often don’t realize their own identity as separate from their brain injury. Living with symptoms for so long can take a toll on mental health. It’s also easy to take in how other people view the “invisible” injury and let it negatively impact how we […]

Read & Discuss »