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March 25, 2021 Brain Injury

Post Concussion Syndrome — What to Know After a Brain Injury

Each year, more than one million people suffer from traumatic brain injuries (TBI), often caused by car accidents.  Most concussions also called mild traumatic brain injuries (TBI), will resolve within hours or days without lingering effects. However, some who sustain a head injury will develop post-concussion syndrome (PCS). With post-concussion syndrome, symptoms can persist for…

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August 10, 2018 Brain Injury,Health Tips

Concussions (Mild TBI) Linked to Dementia — How to Prevent After a Head Injury

How Common are Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries? About 3 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) every year in the United States. Around 75% of these injuries are classified as a mild TBI, also called a concussion. Mild TBI is sometimes called a “silent epidemic” because many sufferers don’t have visible signs of injury yet…

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August 31, 2015 Brain Injury,Health Tips

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury – Sometimes a Major Problem

Mild traumatic brain injuries (TBI), also known as concussions, affect more than 1.7 million people annually. It’s commonly believed that most who sustain a mild TBI will recover within a week to 6 months, with only about 15% experiencing long-term symptoms. However, a recent study revealed that about half of individuals who suffered a mild…

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December 20, 2013 Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injuries

Because it’s all over the news these days, you have likely heard that football injuries can cause concussions, depression and even suicide.  A concussion is a form of Traumatic Brain Injury (“TBI”), and the Center for Disease Control reports that 1.7 million Americans suffer from TBI each year.  This means that not only do football…

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