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Concussion Healing Nutrients

Concussions and CTE What You Need to Know   6 Part Series   Part 5…Get Part 1 Here DHA And EPA These are omega-3 fatty acids found in fish. They are also available in supplements form and chemically, they are polyunsaturated fatty acids. These fatty acids are an important structural component of cellular membranes and maintain their […]

Which Nutrients are Known to Improve Healing Following Traumatic Brain Injury?

Concussions and CTE What You Need to Know   6 Part Series   Part 4…Get Part 1 Here Nutrition is crucial to ensure a safe recovery after a concussion. Since the body goes into an imbalance, it needs some help in putting its processes in balance again. An appropriate amount of energy and nutrition is required to […]

Can Diet Help Fast Track My Recovery Process?

Concussions and CTE What You Need to Know   6 Part Series   Part 3…Get Part 1 Here What pathological events are involved in brain injury following traumatic insult? Following a traumatic brain injury, your body undergoes acute changes. These are mainly due to mechanical damage done by impact or inflammatory reactions triggered by the cellular damage […]

Part 6 – Natural Ways to Correct Your Vision – 10 Part Series

Eye Oblique Muscle Stretch This exercise will relax the eye oblique muscles used to change the eye optical length.  Don’t skip this exercise as the eye oblique muscles are responsible for proper and acute vision.

So, I Have Suffered Concussions, Now What?

Concussions and CTE What You Need to Know    6 Part Series   Part 2 … Part 1 is here Part one covered concussion, risks leading to it and preventive measures. However, often with all the required precautions taken carefully, concussions still occur. So, you need to know how to identify and deal with a concussion and […]

What Are Concussions? The Basics of Brain Structure and Function

Concussions and CTE What You Need to Know 6 Part Series Part 1 The brain is an organ, made up of nervous tissue, contained inside a bony skull. It functions as the coordinating center of sensations and carries out nervous activity. Needless to say, it is one of the most complicated systems in your body […]

Concussions, Not Just a Physical Issue

Concussions aren’t just a physical issue. Personally, I used to think it was just a bruising of the brain. While that is part of the problem, the real issues arise at a microscopic level. The level of the neuron. Here is where electronic impulses, (called action potentials) cause a depolarization of the neuronal membrane via […]

Concussions Effect All Those They Touch

Concussions have been in the news a lot since the movie with Will Smith came out in 2015. Like many other “hidden conditions”, concussions have unfortunately been around as long as contact sports. The money to be made with athlete endorsements, big multi-million dollar contracts and social media is at an all-time high. College and […]