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Brain Injuries

What Is CTE?

CTE stands for chronic traumatic encephalopathy. It is not common in the population as a whole. But for certain people, like athletes and combat veterans, CTE happens much more often. Doctors can do nothing to stop CTE. They cannot even definitively diagnose it until after it kills the person suffering from it. And as CTE […]

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Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms Years Later

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can range from mild concussions to life-threatening conditions. In most cases, TBIs result from direct trauma to the head. The consequences can be catastrophic whenever a blow, jolt, or sudden impact disrupts normal brain function. Though most mild and moderate TBIs result in short-term symptoms, long-term complications can affect individuals for […]

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Can I Get a Concussion Without Hitting My Head?

Concussions are the most common type of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Every year, thousands of California residents suffer from concussions when their heads experience external forces strong enough to impact the brain.  Although direct bumps and blows to the head are more prone to inducing a concussion, any hard impact on the body can cause […]

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What Is a Coup Contrecoup Brain Injury?

Traumatic brain injuries are one of the most dangerous types of physical harm that people can experience. Most traumatic brain injuries are caused by impact to the head.   When someone’s head collides with an object or surface, they may sustain one of three types of brain injuries. Depending on the category, if you’ve sustained a […]

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