Brain Function

Where and When Do I Contact a Lawyer for My TBI?

Where and When Do I Contact a Lawyer for My TBI?

by Jeffrey M. Heller Soon after an accident that causes a TBI, a hundred things will be thrown at you almost immediately. Medical bills will start coming in, and after a couple months, possibly even collections notices. Letters from...

Medication Management of Sleep Disorders after TBI

Medication Management of Sleep Disorders after TBI

by Shauna Hahn It is estimated sleep disturbances occur in 30-70% of all individuals who have suffered a TBI. Unfortunately, insomnia, fatigue, and daytime sleepiness are all common problems associated with brain injuries. Interestingly, those with mild TBIs are...

The Stuff COVID Dreams Are Made Of

The Stuff COVID Dreams Are Made Of

By Ed Roth Constant worry about catching the virus, not seeing loved ones, job insecurity, the future of human civilization. The pandemic may have made you exhausted and listless, but that’s only during your waking hours. Sleep has brought...

Staying Asleep or Going to Sleep?

Staying Asleep or Going to Sleep?

by Dr. Shane Steadman One of the most common complaints among patients is sleep for a variety of reasons. They simply don’t get enough sleep, or it’s disrupted sleep. When patients say they can’t sleep or they have insomnia,...

Sleepus Interuptus – Quality Over Quantity?

Sleepus Interuptus – Quality Over Quantity?

by Andrew Thierry We often focus on diet and exercise as being central to the health of our mind and body. Sleep, while seen as important to feeling sharp and productive throughout the day, is too often overlooked even...

Unpacking Fatigue

Unpacking Fatigue

By JoAnne Silver Jones I’m an expert on fatigue. Living with TBI for 12 years, I know fatigues ebbs and flows, what mitigates and what exacerbates its intensity. I have an intimate understanding of the terrain of my fatigue...

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Memory?

By Shauna Hahn Transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, is an FDA-approved medical therapy for hard-to-treat depression and OCD, but did you know that it is really useful for memory problems following TBI, too? Let me explain how. TMS utilizes...

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