Links to TBI news and blog posts:
Traumatic Brain Injury, Seizures and Epilepsy
The Best Foods To Eat for Better Memory and Brain Health
“I’m So Tired My Brain Hurts” Cognitive Fatigue
Bruce Willis diagnosed with aphasia stepping away from acting
What a reduced processing speed means for a brain injury survivor
After Bob Saget’s death, a plea from experts: Err on the side of caution with head trauma
How much exercise do we need to live longer?
Music Therapy after Traumatic Brain Injury
BIAA Calls on Congress to Improve Discriminatory Policing
Conquering Education after Brain Injury
How Writing About Negative Experiences Helps You Move Past Them
Boxer Maxim Dadashev, who suffered severe brain injury during Friday fight, has died at 28
Fatigue: Does It Ever Go Away?
Actor Rob Lowe: I was my sick mother’s caregiver, don’t underestimate the stress caregivers face
Traumatic Brain Injury Often Leads to Years of Painful Heahacer mucho”daches
Marvin Washington: “El cannabis puede
Behindthe strange new science of floating
10 small things you can do to help someone with a brain injury
Stanford researchers listen for silent seizures with “brain stethoscope” that turns brain waves into sound
Concussion Treatment: Cannabis Ingredient May Be Key, New Research Shows
Therapy dogs for Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury May Raise Dementia Risk
Study links brain injury and higher dementia riskBrain Injury ID card
Life changing apps for people with brain injury
10 things I wish my doctor had told me about mild traumatic brain injury
FDA approves first blood test for concussion
3 Female olympians pledge to donate brains for concussion research
Five Ways To Grow New Brain Cells
Lost & Found: Dealing with Sensory Overload
Five minutes of coloring can have same benefits as hour of meditation, expert says
What surgeons can dos with a 3D printer
Brain Injury Awareness Month: Not Alone
What happens to our brain and skull when they move?
Que? What? The brain injury is not an excuse
What not to say to a Brain Injury survivor
National Brain Injury Awareness Month
7th high school football player dead this year
What is traumatic brain injury (TBI)?
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a form of brain injury caused by sudden damage to the brain. Depending on the source of the trauma, TBIs can be either open or closed head injuries.
- Open Head Injuries: Also called penetrating Injuries, these injuries occur when an object (e.g., a bullet) enters the brain and causes damage to specific brain parts. Symptoms vary depending on the part of the brain that is damaged.
- Closed Head Injuries: These injuries result from a blow to the head (e.g., when the head strikes the windshield or dashboard in a car accident).
Irrespective of the cause of the trauma, TBIs result in two types of damage to the brain: primary brain damage, which is damage that occurs at the time of impact (e.g., skull fracture, bleeding, blood clots), and secondary brain damage, which is damage that evolves over time after the trauma (e.g., increased blood pressure within the skull, seizures, brain swelling).
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)-http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/TBI/