Fatigue

Persistent Neurofatigue, Most Common After TBI

Persistent Neurofatigue, Most Common After TBI

By Deborah Zelinsky, O.D., Executive Research Director of the Mind-Eye Institute “I’m tired and I want to go to bed.” That second line of the 1925 song Show Me the Way to Go Home characterizes what we all recognize...

Fatigue and TBI

Fatigue and TBI

By James A. Heuer, PA One of the most common symptoms individuals experience after a traumatic brain injury is fatigue. Types of fatigue include and are not limited to: cognitive, mental, physical, and psychological. Reportedly, 70% of individuals with...

Athletic Therapy and Healing the Nervous System

Athletic Therapy and Healing the Nervous System

By Ian Hebeisen At a young age, Matthew Bennett adopted the mindset that “health is wealth”. Several of his family members would get really sick, and watching them combat these illnesses showed Bennett the importance of maintaining healthy habits....

Is Fatigue Endangering Our Teenagers?

Is Fatigue Endangering Our Teenagers?

by Aanika Parikh Public speakers, environmental activists, multi-sport athletes: there is very little our youth are not capable of pursuing. After all, most teenagers are free from responsibilities such as paying bills and providing for a family, allowing them...

Caregiver Corner: the Wonders of a Walker

Caregiver Corner: the Wonders of a Walker

By Ian Hebeisen My mom first sustained her traumatic brain injury over seven years ago, leading to frequent fatigue. She’d come home from work and flop down into a chair, trying to regain enough energy to get through dinner....

Fatigue and Traumatic Brain Injury

Fatigue and Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr. JoAnne Silver Jones Ed. D, MSW Fatigue. My nemesis. My constant companion. The reminder that my brain is injured, some parts irreparably. Fatigue wakes up with me and follows me to sleep. It’s so hard to explain how...

When Long Covid Fatigue Met Yoga

When Long Covid Fatigue Met Yoga

By Ed Roth Nikki Matthews is exhausted, but you’d never know it. A little over two years ago, the 47-year-old executive recruiter just finished visiting family and friends in the Poconos, heading to Florida. When she boarded the plane...

How to Use Sunstone to Beat Burnout and Fatigue

How to Use Sunstone to Beat Burnout and Fatigue

By Kristen Brown Burnout and deep fatigue are a real challenge in today’s overscheduled and constantly changing world. Whether caused by true over-work, a healing body or brain, or too much routine and sameness, it’s important to take steps...

Surviving the Emotional Effects of Sexual Trauma

Surviving the Emotional Effects of Sexual Trauma

by Carrie Collins-Fadell Every year in the United States, an estimated 470,000 women are sexually assaulted. Sadly, that number is rising and likely even higher as assaults often go unreported and uncounted. While we regularly analyze the statistics, we...

Yoga: Standing Forward Fold

Yoga: Standing Forward Fold

by Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief Yoga is a powerful tool for recovery after brain injury. Contrary to some beliefs, everyone can do yoga — you don’t need to be super flexible, be able to balance, or even be able to...

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