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How Concussions And Head Trauma Can Affect Sleep -- And What You Can Do About It

How Concussions And Head Trauma Can Affect Sleep — And What You Can Do...

When a traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs, you might assume the worst disruptions to your life happen when you’re awake. However, TBIs often cause...
Don't downplay concussions, say experts

Don’t downplay concussions, say experts

If you’re a sports fan, you’ve heard it before. A player takes a big hit and it’s downplayed as “having their bell rung” or...
Oshawa resident Christie McLardie and the Town of Ajax's public and strategic affairs manager suffered a brain injury two years ago and is sharing her recovery story and talking about the impact the injury has had on her life. She recently shared her MRI photos on Twitter because she said she was "tired of people judging". - Sabrina Byrnes/Metroland

Oshawa woman shares story of recovery from traumatic brain injury

OSHAWA — An Oshawa woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury two years ago during a softball game is sharing her story in hopes...

Stanford study shows how head and neck positioning affects concussion risk

The way our head and neck are positioned during a head-on impact may significantly affect the risk of concussion – but tensed up neck...
Marines Who Fired Rocket Launchers Now Worry About Their Brains

Marines Who Fired Rocket Launchers Now Worry About Their Brains

Chris Ferrari was just 18 the first time he balanced a rocket launcher on his right shoulder and aimed it at a practice target. "Your...
Concussion concerns: Head injuries may be common among athletes - Concussion Canada

Concussion concerns: Head injuries may be common among athletes

Believe it or not, the high school football season is just around the corner. First practice for all Michigan High School Athletic Association teams officially...
Natalia Rybczynski says living with the impact of a severe concussion is like living “on another planet.” Ashley Fraser/Postmedia Ashley Fraser / Postmedia

Polar explorer Natalia Rybczynski still adjusting to new normal after 2011 concussion

Natalia Rybczynski has stood on top of the world and the bottom of it, in the high Canadian Arctic and Antarctica. Today she picks up...
Blood test might help reduce unnecessary CT scans after traumatic brain injury - Concussion Canada

Blood test might help reduce unnecessary CT scans after traumatic brain injury

A high sensitivity blood test might help doctors rule out traumatic intracranial injuries like brain haemorrhage and contusion before resorting to CT scanning, according...
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy: What concussions need

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy: What concussions need. By Dr. Louis Hilliard, DC

In 2015 , one of the top high school football recruits in the United States took a hit that left him with a minor concussion....
Kaleigh's story can inspire those suffering from Concussions - Concussion Canada

Concussion: An officer’s story

It was a typical day on the job for Kaleigh Friday, a Hamilton police officer. That is, until she was rear-ended in her police cruiser....