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Brain Injury Awareness Month

...Brain injuries may happen when we least expect them. March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and the theme this year is – Brain Injury: Anytime..., Anywhere, Anyone – Brain injuries do not discriminate. Statistics from the Center for Disease Control and Injury Prevention (CDC) estimate...

Severe Head Injury

...Hi, I’m Rocky, I’m a Fifty Four year old single man. In April of 2005 I was working and a drill got away from me and the handle of the drill hit me on the left side of my head. They figured it was turning at Thirty Five Hundred RPM at impact. It cracked my scull, slammed my brain...

Migraines

...I deviled migraines after a patient grabbed me by the neck and blew out 5 of my cervical discs. I had fusions put in but now my bones are collapsing around them. I have been doing Botox injections for a year but have been forced to work part time now and I don’t have very good insurance. I...

Traumatic Brain Injury and the NFL

...-term impact of traumatic brain injuries in the National Football League. While details of this tragic story are still being sorted out, many are asking... if Seau’s former head injuries could have contributed to his apparent suicide. Ray Easterling, 62-year old former safety for the Atlanta Falcons...

Hit By A Speeding Car

...This really crappy thing happened to me a few weeks ago. I was on a four-lane city highway, waiting patiently in the left-hand lane to make a turn onto the street that leads to my bookshop. I was at a full stop, waiting for traffic to clear so I could turn. And then something caught my eye. I looked...

Migraine and Concussion

... is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) that occurs when the brain is quickly jarred inside the skull, interrupting its ability to function properly.... It is the most common type of traumatic brain injury and may be caused by many things including a penetrating blow to the head, a motor vehicle accident...

Have concussions complicated your migraines?

...I’ve had chronic migraines, occipital neuralgia and cervicalgia for 21 years. I’ve also gotten about 6 concussions over the last 3 years. It’s difficult distinguishing if my regression is just natural, caused by the concussions or something else. Anyone else have migraines...

Post-Traumatic Headache

...Headache is one of the most common lingering symptoms of a traumatic brain injury. A traumatic brain injury (TBI) may be caused by many things... a concussive injury with or without a loss of consciousness brain function is interrupted – “head trauma results in complex and chaotic brain...

Progesterone and Traumatic Brain Injury

...The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported more than 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury and 52,000 die from them... every year. There aren’t many treatment options for traumatic brain injury or TBI, as there is little that can be done to reverse the initial...

Could defective RNA be the problem?

...I grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia back in the late 60s and early 70s until we moved to the Atlanta area back in 1974. But while I was living in Pennsylvania, the summers were endless fun. My friends and I played outside until the street lights came on. We had block parties and July 4th...

Different migraine after rear end collision

...So I will start off with my laundry list. I have ehlers danlos type 3 hyper-mobility which also comes with among other symptoms, migraines. I have been dealing with them since I was a child and as I grew they have gotten worse and always included aura. I was rear-ended about a month ago...

Can whiplash cause migraines?

...I had whiplash to to an accident, can whiplash cause migraines? I have constant severe headaches since the whiplash. I have never had headaches (other than the normal little ones) this pain is entirely different. Can someone in the medical field tell me if whiplash can cause migraines...