Closed Head Injury

Closed head injury is another form of traumatic brain injury where the skull remains intact. It is the most common type of head injury. About 75% of the 2 million brain injuries yearly accounts for a closed brain injury. This means that nothing directly touches the brain. Not all brain injuries are the same; they … Read more
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Frontal Lobe Damage

The frontal lobe is the part of the brain that controls cognitive skills of the body. These cognitive skills include the emotions, memory, problem solving skills, judgment, language, and sexual behavior. A frontal lobe brain injury can cause a huge change in a person’s emotional control. An aggressive behavior is usually manifested. In some cases lethargy is … Read more
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Hypoxia

Hypoxia is a term used when there is deficiency in the amount of oxygen that reaches the bodies tissues. It can be classified as generalized which affects the entire body. Or it can be localized, if it affects a certain part of the body only. When there is a complete oxygen deprivation in the body … Read more
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Diffuse Axonal Brain Injury

Diffuse axonal brain injury (DAI) is a form of extensive lesions found in the white matter of the brain. This type of brain injury occurs to about half of all cases of brain injury. Thus, it is known as the most common and devastating type of brain injury. It causes unconsciousness and patients may end … Read more
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Open Head Injury

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An open head injury, which is also known as penetrating head injury, occurs when the dura matter or the outer layer of the head is punctured. The brain controls all body functions including your thoughts, feelings, and emotions. Any damage to the brain means an impairment of body functions. In extreme cases, it can cause … Read more
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Anoxic Brain Injury

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Just like cars, our brain needs fuel to function properly. As we all know, oxygen is vital for the body to keep it working properly. The brain of a typical adult requires 20% of the body’s oxygen. Since it is the center of the nervous system, it requires that amount of oxygen to make bodily … Read more
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