Who Has A Faster TBI Recovery – Men or Women?

Female TBI patients recover better than males*** * The purpose of the present study was to look at possible gender differences in outcome after severe traumatic brain injury. Three hundred and thirty four consecutive patients, 72 females and 262 males,…

TBI Recovery. Treatment For Concussions

The most common and least serious type of traumatic brain injury is called a concussion. The word comes from the Latin concutere, which means “to shake violently.” **As seen in countless Saturday morning cartoons, a concussion is most often caused…

Wars May Be Ending, However, TBI Recovery Is Still Needed

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a significant health issue which affects service members and veterans during times of both peace and war. The high rate of TBI and blast-related concussion events resulting from current combat operations directly impacts the health…

Common TBI Symptoms

TBI symptoms vary depending on the extent of the injury and the area of the brain affected. Some symptoms appear immediately; others may appear several days or even weeks later. A person with TBI may or may not lose consciousness—loss…

Diabetes Can Affect Your Brain

Diabetes can have an impact on your whole body. Your brain is no exception. Recent studies have linked type 2 diabetes to a slowdown in mental functioning and an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The chance of brain complications is…

As the Super Bowl Approaches, Inspiring Football Stories Abound

Every family involved in sports know the joys and danger of playing football. (TBI is ever present.) However, Felicia Perez has a different attitude. Felicia Perez didn’t suffer any injuries while playing football for Brandywine High School last season. Unless…

Mediterranean Diet Helps Provide For A Healthier Brain

As we age, our brains naturally shrink and our risk of having a stroke, dementia or Alzheimer’s rise, and almost everyone experiences some kind of memory loss. Scientists know that people who exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, avoid smoking…

Giving Thanks For Another TBI Recovery Year

Hello everyone, I want to say “Thank you” for all your support and wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving. After my accident and 4 months being at numerous hospitals I came home! It was actually the day before Thanksgiving and…