March 3, 2017

Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS) describes a complex collection of symptoms that develop after a person has had a traumatic brain injury (concussion).  Symptoms can last for months or even years.  Headache, dizziness, memory loss, attention or sleep difficulties, anxiety...

March 3, 2017

Second Impact Syndrome is the fatal result of receiving a second traumatic brain injury (concussion) before a prior traumatic brain injury has healed.  After a concussion, a cerebral edema (swelling of the brain) can occur.  Fortunately, the brain has auto-corrective m...

March 3, 2017

There is an abundance of "medical advice" regarding all sorts of maladies, some helpful (chicken soup and garlic for a cold) and some not-so-helpful.  One frequently provided piece of advice regarding concussions is that the patient shouldn't be allowed to sleep becaus...

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