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Mild Traumatic Brain Injury – Pathophysiology & Mechanism of Injury

It was previously assumed that sudden deceleration or rotational acceleration generates shearing forces within the brain which disrupt small blood vessels and axons.  The resultant shear forces were assumed to physically disrupt the axons, leading to membrane retraction, extrusion of axoplasm, and formation of large reactive swelling. The subsequent pattern of white matter change has […]

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What causes dizziness?

Health: What causes dizziness? Monday, June 21, 2010 By Howard Bennett, Special to The Washington Post Has this ever happened to you? You’re lying in bed on a Saturday morning thinking about how great it is that you don’t have to get up for school. When you stand up to go to the bathroom, you […]

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Dr. Stringer, a Sarasota Chiropractor, is Checking Someone’s Balance

Sarasota chiropractor, Dr. Stringer, is checking a woman’s balance at the Venice Dome Flea Market in Venice, Florida. Occasionally he performs FREE balance checks for the public to see if people are at risk for falling. Believe it or not but 70-80% of people over the age of 65 will fail this basic balance test. […]

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Oprah Speaks to Bret Michaels on the Fight for His Life

Today Oprah had Bret Michaels on to speak about his near-fatal brain hemorrhage. Bret spoke about everything he went through, how it almost killed him, and now how he has a second chance at life. Whether you are a fan of Bret Michaels or not…it can be a truly enlightening story. Brain hemorrhages (a.k.a. brain […]

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