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Posts tagged "Brain Injury"

Telehealth therapy yields surprising results

In the past few months, daily life has changed dramatically for Maryland residents. Widespread shutdowns gave rise to the need for modern solutions, and in the case of telehealth, some of the changes are benefiting patients. Current data seems to suggest that therapy sessions for brain injury patients might be more beneficial than a conventional in-person session. 

Brain injury: Relationship killer?

Relationships always require some give and take. Maintaining a long-term friendship is quite the accomplishment, and it is even more difficult to sustain a romantic relationship, especially when a couple lives together. Married couples frequently have to negotiate various situations in which both parties do not agree, and for a relationship that must factor in a brain injury, compromise can be a tall order. A Maryland victim might not be aware how his or her injury can complicate personal life. 

Research discovers some conditions linked to brain injury

Medical researchers dedicate themselves to finding new ways to help people suffering from serious conditions. Even with advances in technology and diagnostic methods, a serious brain injury may still carry a lot of unknowns. The latest discovery may revolutionize the way medical professionals help patients recover. 

A concussion, a type of brain injury, can be hard to define

Many individuals in Maryland and elsewhere can recognize concussions in others. However, actually defining this type of brain injury can be quite challenging. The reason for this is that a concussion is a mild form of a brain injury, and determining what makes a brain injury mild is not always simple.

Blue light therapy may help victims of head injury

Maryland residents are enjoying a taste of spring, and the coming weeks hold much to look forward to. The Coronavirus aside, fun holidays, sporting events, and outdoor activities are a welcome change after a cold and underwhelming winter. March is also Brain Injury Awareness Month, and researchers are excited to reveal a potential breakthrough that may help victims of head injury deal with long-term symptoms. 

Brain injury victims more likely to experience homelessness

Maryland is a state residents can be proud to call home, but it is not without its share of the social problems experienced across the nation. Even when the economy is relatively stable and the job market is plentiful, homelessness remains a growing concern for millions of Americans. Hard-working people often live paycheck to paycheck, and when a tragedy -- like suffering a traumatic brain injury -- occurs, a victim may find him- or herself unable to keep up with the cost of living. 

Deaths heighten awareness about brain trauma

Medical research and technology is always advancing, but often, people can forget how important it is to better understand conditions without obvious physical symptoms. Now, some notable deaths are drawing public awareness and helping people understand the gravity of brain trauma. The recent death of a combat veteran has the nation concerned and a Maryland family fighting for answers. 

Do not delay head injury treatment, experts say

Maryland residents may have been among the millions of Americans who were brought up thinking that a bump on the head is no big deal. It is not uncommon for people to decide to wait a few days after a head injury before seeking medical attention. While this type of injury may seem like no big deal, experts say a head injury victim should not wait to see a doctor. 

Holidays and head injury

As Maryland rings in a new year, some unfortunate residents may be suffering from last year's injuries. Concussions are a common type of head injury, but local doctors warn victims not to overdo it during the busy holiday season. In the time immediately following such an injury, it can be difficult to determine what long-term woes a victim may face. 

Student suffers head injury after brawl with teacher

Maryland parents may be able to attest to the fact that, sometimes, children, especially teens, can exhibit behavior that adults find frustrating. Even when a child becomes unruly, adults must not allow the situation to escalate to physical violence. While parents may have firsthand experience with trying teen behavior, a recent incident at school left one student with a reportedly severe head injury

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