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Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
For Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury   Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the silent killer. It affects over 1.7 million American every year. In most cases it is overlooked and unrecognizable. Signs and symptoms can be immediately or take days, week or even months to appear with a wide range of physical and psychological effects. Until recently there was little to do for someone with TBI. Studies have shown promising results with the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy For TBI.

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 Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms

  • Dizziness or loss of balance
  • Dazed, confusion or disorientation
  • Drowsiness or fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Loss of coordination
  • Muscle weakness
  • Numbness in hands and feet
  • Convulsions or seizers
  • Loss of consciousness for several minutes to hours
  • Consistent headache that worsens
  • Vomiting or nausea

Sensory Symptoms

  • Blurred vision
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Bad taste

Mental Symptoms

  • Memory loss
  • Lack of Concentration
  • Mood Swings
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Agitation or aggression
  • Profound confusion
  • Slurred speech
  • Comatose

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Child Traumatic Brain Injury

Infants and children are susceptible to TBI from horsing around to falling off the counter of bike. Infants and young children that suffer from traumatic brain injury may not be able to express or communicate the symptoms they are experiencing. It is mindful for the parent to be able to detect if they suspect TBI.

Childhood TBI Symptoms

  • Change in sleeping habits
  • Persistent crying
  • Change in nursing or eating habits
  • Lack of interest in toys or interaction with others
  • Inability to pay attention
  • If you suspect your child suffers from TBI consult your physician immediately.

Common causes of Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Falls: Typical with young children and older adults.
  • Sports Injuries: Teen to Young Adult, Most Common in Football, Wrestling,
  •    Skateboarding, boxing/ MMA
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents: Associated with head trauma.
  • Blasts or Explosions: Most commonly found with returning active duty veterans.
  • Violence: From physical confutation to shaken baby syndrome accounts for 20% of all TBI’s.