Category: Concussion

Case Study – Post-Concussion Syndrome

Introduction A 24-year-old male presented with memory difficulties and slurred speech following multiple concussions over the last 10-15 years.  Examination and Diagnosis History examination revealed decreased frontal lobe function, decrease in semantic memory and memory recall, and slight cognitive impairment.  Treatment Patient was put on a high dose of DHA and turmeric. In addition, the…
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Case Study: Mold Toxicity

Introduction A 55 year-old  male presented with constant head pressure, brain fog, headaches, chronic sinus infections, lung nodules, daily productive cough, dizziness, tinnitus and memory decline for the last 10 years. Examination and Diagnosis History examination revealed the patient had been exposed to toxic mold over 10 years ago and the patient suffered a severe…
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Case Study: Moderate TBI

Introduction A 28 year old female presented with a moderate traumatic brain injury that was sustained during a motor vehicle accident. Her main complaints were fatigue, headache, and facial muscle paresis on the left side.  Examination  Examination revealed autonomic dysfunction with left sided brainstem dysfunction. Patient’s orthostatic vitals on the initial exam were as follows:…
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10 Steps to Help You Heal From a Concussion

Having a concussion is an unfortunate and unexpected event for millions of people every year. We know it can be difficult to navigate what to do next and where to turn. Our doctors have put together a list of their recommendations for an immediate course of action for those who have sustained a concussion.  Rule…
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Concussions and the Hypothalamic Pituitary Adrenal Axis

Concussions have been a hot topic in research, the sports world, and the medical community for decades. More and more individuals are becoming aware of the effects, symptoms and consequences a concussion will have on the body. Traditionally, patients who suffer from a concussion are advised to rest, lay in a dark room, and take…
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The treatment of Post Concussion Syndrome – A Fuel Delivery Approach

Patients who present with post concussive syndrome can have a multitude of symptoms that can seem unrelated. Symptoms can range widely: headaches, dizziness, tinnitus, nausea, fatigue, lightheadedness, brain fog, memory loss, speech abnormalities, chronic pain, and more. Traditionally, patients are advised to rest and take anti-inflammatory medication and allow the brain time to heal. We…
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Healing from a Concussion

What is a Concussion? We used to think that patients needed to lose consciousness to be diagnosed with a concussion. More recent studies have shown that concussions can occur without impact to the head at all, as seen in whiplash injuries. A concussion occurs when there is enough impact to the head and/or body that…
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