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  • Is it Possible to Have A Brain Injury Without Even Knowing It?

    With most traumatic brain injuries, it is usually evident to the patient or family members. But what about more minor brain injuries (such as a minor stroke) where it’s not immediately apparent that a brain injury has taken place? In other words, is it possible to have a traumatic brain injury without knowing it?  Even minor ...
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  • Depression after a brain injury

    Research has found that patients with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) are three times more likely to experience depression than those who have not had one. For every ten people who do not have a brain injury, approximately one person will have depression. For every ten people who do, around three people will.  Both the patient ...
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  • How Brain Injuries Impact Mental Health

    If a loved one has recently had a brain injury, then you may have noticed how the injury has affected their mental health. Recent studies have shown that one out of five patients who have had a brain injury experience an impact on their mental health six months after their injury.  The brain injury can significantly ...
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  • Benefits of Residential Rehabilitation

    Residential treatment of people with complex conditions or post-injury issues is often more successful than outpatient care. Being in a program 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, may seem daunting, but this environment also provides continuous support.  It is one of the main reasons why people who go through residential rehab in Florida have ...
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  • 5 Types of Traumatic Brain Injury

    When we hear the word brain injury, we often think of impact events as the cause, such as a concussion. But there are several different types of traumatic brain injury, and not all originate from an accident or injury.  Rehab for brain injury depends on how the injury occurred, where exactly in the brain the injury ...
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  • Brain Injury and Heart Attack: How are They Related?

    Brain damage or injury is a condition wherein the brain cells are destroyed or deteriorating. Brain injury is one of the main contributors to the huge number of disabilities and deaths in the United States every year. Brain damage happens as a result of a traumatic brain injury or acquired brain injury (non-traumatic). Depending on ...
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  • Brain Injury and Inappropriate Behavior

    It is normal for patients who have suffered from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) to have behavior problems. The behaviors can vary greatly from person to person. Some may seem exaggerated from their normal, while others are out of character.  But the good news is that your loved one can get the help they need from ...
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  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy after Traumatic Brain Injury

    Mental health is affected when there is a brain injury. Treatments for the physical symptoms of traumatic brain injury (TBI) are critical, but so is the emotional component. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is a popular treatment for these patients at the best brain injury rehabilitation centers.  CBT focuses on challenging and changing unhelpful thoughts and behaviors. As ...
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  • Three Important Things to Know About Intracranial Pressure

    If a loved one has had a brain injury, you may have heard the term ‘intracranial pressure’. It is not uncommon after a brain injury or medical condition caused by increased pressure in the skull.  Intracranial pressure can start as a headache but is a condition that can be fatal. Other serious complications include stroke, seizures, ...
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  • What Is Important in a Brain Rehabilitation Center?

    We always want what is best for those we love. When there is a medical decision to make, it can be hard to make the right choice in the heat of the moment.  When a loved one suffers a brain injury, you may find yourself having to decide on where they may seek rehabilitation. Time may ...
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