concussion

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Confused by concussion; the research still needs to be done.

Confused by concussion; the research still needs to be done.

. Dr Margie Sharpe has been saying for a number of years, research is needed to look at the effects of mild traumatic head injuries and the connections to dementia later in life. She has said, . “If only we could talk to the brains of our patients with movement disorders caused by disease (e.g. Stroke, Parkinson’s disease) […]

Research required to look at connections between head injuries and dementia

Research required to look at connections between head injuries and dementia

The time is right to reopen discussions and to conduct research looking at the effects of mild traumatic head injuries and the connections to dementia later in life. Since the publication of Alzheimer’s Australia NSW’s paper in March 2013, examining the connection between later-life cognitive impairment and dementia (primarily Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy – CTE) in […]

Have you ever reeled from a head injury or trauma?

Have you ever reeled from a head injury or trauma?

Has it ever happened to you? Or someone you know… that bang to your head which left you reeling? It’s something which shouldn’t be taken lightly.  A dizzy spell, headache or simply feeling unwell are all signs you may have concussion. ‘Concussion’ is used to describe a minor head injury or head trauma, not usually […]