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Adjustment Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury
Having a TBI and getting better after a TBI are life-changing and stressful events. Some people develop a group of symptoms called adjustment disorder after a trauma like a TBI.
After Carotid Artery Surgery: At Home
After Carotid Endarterectomy: In the Hospital
Alzheimer disease is a brain illness that can happen usually in older adults, but it can also happen as early as age 40. It is the most common cause of dementia. It is a progressive disease. This means it gets worse over time.
Anatomy of the Brain
The brain controls the body. You can move and feel because of the brain. And it is the brain that makes you able to think, to show emotions, and to make judgments. The brain is protected by the skull, tissue, and fluid.
Anxiety and Traumatic Brain Injury
Dealing with a TBI is stressful, so it’s not surprising that anxiety is a common symptom of a TBI. But when fear and worry become so strong that they get in the way of your ability to live your life, you could have an anxiety disorder.
Aphasia: Improving Communication
Aphasia happens when a part of the brain that processes language is damaged. A speech and language therapist (an expert trained in speech and language rehabilitation) will work closely with the patient and family to help the patient communicate.
Arachnoid Cyst (Leptomeningeal Cyst)
People with spinal cord injury (SCI) may be at risk for a serious problem called autonomic dysreflexia (AD). If you have an SCI at level T6 or higher, you should be aware of this problem and how it could affect you.
Bell’s palsy is a nerve disorder that usually happens suddenly and without warning. This condition happens when a nerve that controls facial movement is damaged. Nerve damage can happen for many reasons. But most cases of Bell’s palsy are probably caused by a virus.
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