Posts Tagged ‘neuroplasticity’

Concussions and the Elderly

While athletes account for a great number of concussions sustained in the U.S. each year, they are certainly not the only concussion patients. People over the age of 75 have the highest rate of concussions, often occurring from a fall. As slips and falls become more common with age, and older adults recover slower than…

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Let’s Talk About TBIs…

Did you know that more than a million people sustain a Traumatic Brain Injury every year? According to a 2015 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2.2 million emergency room visits are a result of a TBI and nearly a half a million of those are made by children ages 0 to…

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The Power of Brain Plasticity

What if you could positively affect your brain in just 30 days? If asked, nearly everyone would like to improve brain function, memory and process information faster. Changing the brain for the better is easier than one might think. The secret to improving brain function lies in brain plasticity, also known as neuroplasticity, which refers…

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POTS: The Journey to Diagnosis

Super Bowl winning quarterback and MVP Nick Foles is widely known for his accomplishments on the football field. Lesser known is his work to gain awareness and further the research for treatment of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, known as POTS. Sometimes called “the most common condition you’ve never heard of”, Foles’ wife Tori suffers from…

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Better Options for the Treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy

Millions of Americans suffer from the pain associate with peripheral neuropathy and unfortunately, many have been told that the only way to deal with the pain is through drug therapies that simply mask the pain rather than addressing the underlying issues that are the source of the pain. We believe that there is a better…

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Your Brain Health on Tech

We live in a digital world. Technology is expanding in nearly every business sector. We socialize online, shop the web, communicate with friends and family in distant places via the computer, the list goes on and on. Technology has long been important to the medical industry but today we are seeing new and exciting uses…

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Drug-Free Alternatives for Treatment of Pain

In the United States today, more than 33 million Americans ages 12 and older have misused prescription opiate drugs. In 2016 alone, there were more than 63,600 overdose deaths… that’s an average of 115 opioid overdose deaths per day. If nothing is done, A forecast by STAT predicts that as many as 650,000 people will…

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Can Brain Stimulation Enhance Memory?

Have you ever struggled to recall something routine or catch yourself forgetting why you walked in a room or where you put something? Or maybe you’ve been feeling the effects of a little brain fog? Forgetting things from time to time is normal but what should you do if your forgetfulness becomes more than the…

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Sounds That Make You Cringe…

Does the sound of someone chewing make you cringe? Does whistling make you want to head for the nearest exit? Does a ticking clock disrupt your concentration to the point of annoyance? If any of these are true, along with a laundry list of other sounds that cause panic or discomfort, you may have misophonia.

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