How do brains get damaged? Is yours?

ADD . . . and-so-much-more

Even a “little” hit to the head can cause problems that can last for years
But that’s not the ONLY way your brain can be damaged

© Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, CTP, CMC, ACT, MCC, SCAC
from the TBI/PTSD Brain-based Series

In our attempt to understand ourselves and our environment, we often end up talking about the brain — “that three pound lump of jelly you can hold in the palm of your hand” ~ V.S. Ramachandran

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month
Brain Awareness Week
– March 13-19, 2017

More Common that you realize

Found on Clipartfest

Brain Injury can happen to anyone in the blink of an eye, whether it happens as the result of stroke, car accident, playing football, taking a tumble off a bike, or sometimes even when you trip and fall walking down the sidewalk.

After-effects can persist for years in some cases — and you don’t…

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5 thoughts on “How do brains get damaged? Is yours?

  1. Thanks again for reblogging, Kate. As I said in response to the notification, I have a 30-something friend who struggled with cognition after a car accident & assumed his dx was worsening or that he was habituating to his medication.

    He had no idea that the after effects could be cognitive as well as the physical ones he added yoga and massage therapy to overcome – and was required to go back to work too soon, where he struggled to keep up for 6 months – only now getting his brain back on board.

    I know he’s not the only one with a similar story. I wish I could reach them all – and their bosses!! An additional week to recover will return dividends in employee effectiveness.

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