Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can lead to several physiologic complications including gastrointestinal dysfunction. Specifically, TBI can induce an increase in intestinal permeability, which may lead to bacterial translocation, sepsis, and eventually multi-system organ failure.
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Communication and TBI
Communication is one of the most crucial devices in life. By definition communication is “the capacity to exchange or discuss ideas, to dialogue, to converse with the aim of understanding between different parties.” This being said, the importance of it is engraved in day to day work, education, relationships, conversations, and leisure activities.
Brain Fog after an Accident
In the age of COVID-19, a symptom that comes along with having contracted the virus, is brain fog. This symptom of COVID-19, is comparable to the cognitive issues that traumatic brain survivors experience after their initial concussion.
Caregivers for TBI Survivors
When someone sustains a traumatic brain injury, it effects not only the person suffering from it but their entire family. Typically, a caregiver can be a spouse, child, relative, or close friend. It is important to stress the severity of seeking support services for the caregiver themselves. Caring for someone with a traumatic brain injury can interfere with the caregivers own personal responsibilities such as work, family, and can impact their health and finances negatively.
Living Will Directive for Medical Decisions & The Importance of Having One
A Living Will, more commonly known as a “Health Care Directive”, is a set of written legal instructions regarding your preferences for medical care only when you are unable to make these decisions for yourself.
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy
CTE is a degenerative brain disease associated with repetitive brain trauma history. Repeated, forceful blows to the head are the greatest risk factor in the development of CTE.
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