Category Archives: TBI

Remember The 13 Common things that people face difficulties having brain injury

  After a brain injury, many people have difficulties with speaking, listening or being aware of other people’s non-verbal communication. These difficulties can include problems with talking and writing; or with understanding what they are reading, or what someone is … Continue reading

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Darkness Tunnel: Fatigue After Brain Injury: BrainLine Talks With Dr. Nathan Zasler

Fatigue After Brain Injury: BrainLine Talks With Dr. Nathan Zasler and  Darkness Tunnel: A journey from darkness into the light https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2012/12/21/fatigue-after-brain-injury-brainline-talks-with-dr-nathan-zasler/darkness-tunnel/ “Fatigue is the single-most effect that has shaped my life.” “We share what we know, so that we all may grow.” … Continue reading

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Living with Head Injury

http://www.livingwithheadinjury.wordpress.com “You live the experience, daily… and that’s why you can write (so much) about it” – m (a medical professional) from http://www.traumaticbraininjurytbi.wordpress.com   “Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do…best!” “I refuse … Continue reading

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“It’s all in your head!”

“It’s  all in (or perhaps not in??) your head!” IF ONLY it was that simple! And perhaps the title for a brand new book! “From the depth of the valleys, in the deserts of despair, there is hope… as there … Continue reading

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Traumatic Brain Injury Basics

Traumatic Brain Injury Basics Michael Paul Mason, BrainLine “There us NO SUCH THING as a person who had a 100% recovery from a serious head (brain) injury …” Overview Doctors say that traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a catastrophic condition, … Continue reading

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Broken Mind, Persistent Hope Broken Mind, Persistent HopeA Memoir of Recovery from Brain Damage and Manic Depressionby Thomas E. Hartmann A promising young student is cut down by manic depression. Soon after, his car is T-boned by a tractor trailer … Continue reading

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Some Practical Issues in Dealing with Head Injury

Some common effects of head injury:

1. Lack of Insight

2. Memory problems

3. Poor concentration.

4. Slowed responses

5. Poor planning and problem-solving

6. Lack of initiave – the person is often incorrectly labelled as “lazy”

7. Lack of flexibility -ie. a “one track” mind

8. Impulsivity Continue reading

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Compare it (your head) to a jelly in a bowl. The bowl is the skull – a strong, protective container – and the jelly (the brain) is nestled within. The skull is able to withstand many types of blows; but the brain is vulnerable to sudden swirling or rotating movements. Shake the bowl and see what happens to the jelly.”

“Compare it (your head) to a jelly in a bowl. The bowl is the skull – a strong, protective container – and the jelly (the brain) is nestled within. The skull is able to withstand many types of blows; but … Continue reading

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A SHORT EXTRACT FROM MY BOOK ‘STIRLING’

http://www.amazon.com/Stirling-Story-Boys-Hope-Dream-ebook/dp/B00H1N6X1Y A SHORT EXTRACT FROM MY BOOK ‘STIRLING’ THE FLICKERING cine film has all the compulsive horror of the footage of the John F. Kennedy assassination. In a sickening blur of speed, the Walker Lotus 18/21 racing car leaves the … Continue reading

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http://pamelajansen.com/author.htm It is often said that life is not about the things that happen to you but instead the grace with which you handle them… Pamela’s story is inspiring, her courage outstanding. Despite the fact that on a night nearly 30 … Continue reading

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