Traumatic Brain Injury There is Support
Friday, January 24, 2020
How Treating People With Brain Injuries Helped Me Forgive My Mother: After a lifetime of resentment, working with other T.B.I. patients finally helped me understand the riddle that is my mother's mind.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Trump says he doesn’t consider brain injuries sustained by US troops during Iran missile barrage ‘serious’
Trump says he doesn’t consider brain injuries sustained by US troops during Iran missile barrage ‘serious’: Trump told a reporter that, compared to amputated limbs, he didn't consider traumatic brain injury serious.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
BIAA Responds to Trump's Statement About Service Members with Traumatic Brain Injury: Vienna, Va. – President Donald J. Trump minimized the severity of traumatic brain injuries sustained by U.S. service members during Iranian missile strikes, describing them as “headaches and a couple of other things” and asserting that brain injuries were “not very serious” compared to other injuries sustained in war. President Trump held a press conference Jan. 22 on his last day in Davos, Switzerland, at which a journalist pressed him about the 11 service members who were evacuated from Iraq to Kuwait and Germany with evidence of concussion and other traumatic brain injury (TBI). When asked if he thought TBIs were serious injuries, Trump responded, “No, I don’t consider them very serious injuries relative to other injuries that I’ve seen. I’ve seen what Iran has done with their roadside bombs to our troops. I’ve seen people with no legs and with no arms. I’ve seen people that were horribly, horribly injured in that area, that war.”TBI is defined as an alteration in brain function or other evidence of brain pathology caused by an external force. “A brain injury changes the way you move, act, think, and feel – it has the potential to change who you are at your core. What could be m
Thursday, January 2, 2020
'I’m one of 33 known cases in the world’: man suffers traumatic brain injury, discovers incredible talent
'I’m one of 33 known cases in the world’: man suffers traumatic brain injury, discovers incredible talent: A horrific car crash changed a man’s life, leaving him with severe trauma and an incredible gift.
Traumatic Brain Injury After-Effects Show Up in Adults | Psychology Today: TBI may cause of cognitive, mood, energy, motor, and coordination problems.
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
How 14 Years of Unexplained Chronic Illness Turned Out to Be Concussion-Related: A Former Figure Skater’s Story
How 14 Years of Unexplained Chronic Illness Turned Out to Be Concussion-Related: A Former Figure Skater’s Story: Relentless fatigue. Brain fog post-exercise. Blood pressure drops. This figure skater searched for answers for over a decade until finally connecting her symptoms to concussions.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Unexpected advice from a brain injury survivor for nurses caring for us | Evidence-Based Nursing blog
Unexpected advice from a brain injury survivor for nurses caring for us | Evidence-Based Nursing blog: This week’s Blog is written by Michelle Munt (@michelle_munt). Nurses up and down the country are the backbone to society. You help us recovery from an extraordinary range of conditions and injuries, including some extremely complicated ones. Brain injury has to be amongst the most challenging due to the spectrum of effects it can cause. [...]Read More...