Category: Concussion

October 11, 2018

Traumatic Brain Injury: Long-term effects, management and treatment options

Dr. Arezou Babri, ND Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) most commonly include concussions, closed head injuries, or penetrating injuries. These injuries can result from anything between a simple blow to the head to a significant external trauma that can impact the normal function of the brain. A TBI can have long-term physical, cognitive, behavioural, and psychological […]

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High-Dose Fish Oils Rescue Brain Cells after Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr. Jocelyn Taitt, ND About 30% of the brain is composed of omega-3 fatty acids. When injured (such as in a concussion) the brain tends to swell, and connections between nerve cells (neurons) are often damaged, while other nerve cells die. But research1,2 out of the National Institute of Health in the United States found […]

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Citicoline Nootropic Use for Traumatic Brain Injuries

Dr. Erin Crossman, ND Citicoline (also known as cytidine diphosphocholine or CDP-choline) is an essential compound found in our bodies which has been shown useful in the treatment of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and other neurologic disorders. It is considered a nootropic. The term nootropic is less than 50 years old but is growing in […]

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