Category: Concussion

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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