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THE ISSUE WITH TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES (TBI)

Getting a sports concussion is serious, and what you do in those first few minutes, hours, and days can either help heal your brain or hurt it and set you up for lasting cognitive, emotional or psychological trouble. Your skull is very hard for a reason. It’s designed to protect

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THE BRAIN AND CHRONIC PAIN

For many athletes current and retired Chronic Pain can impact their lives in so many ways. It can leave athletes feeling depressed, anxious and at times over-medicating. Chronic Pain can also alter the brain in ways that keep athletes mired in negative moods and emotions. CHRONIC PAIN AND THE BRAIN

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What It’s Like Living with Someone Who Has Depression

When a loved one or family member has depression, it takes a toll on the whole household. Parents with a teen or adult child with a depressive disorder  may feel an obligation to rescue them. Children with a parent who is struggling with the condition may think they’re at fault

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Neurostimulation: A New Type Of Treatment For Depression

Depression is a growing problem and one of the most important public health issues today. The COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing containment measures have had an impact on the mental health of many people across the country. Unfortunately, front-line treatments for depression, such as psychotherapy and medication, remain ineffective for a large portion of

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Integrative Medicine An Approach to Wellness

Do you have problems with attention and focus? You (and many traditional healthcare professionals) might assume you have ADD/ADHD, but these symptoms could stem from a variety of other causes, such as past head trauma, or even gut dysfunction. Are you filled with sadness and fatigue? It could be due

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5 SCARY WAYS ALCOHOL DAMAGES THE BRAIN

We’ve all heard the claims that alcohol is good for your health. The media is quick to cite studies saying that a glass of wine a day reduces the risk of heart attack and that drinking two glasses of wine or beer a day has been linked to a longer

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