Tag Archives: Brain

Biologists confirm head injuries lead to serious brain diseases

Recent studies by Biologists have confirmed that head injuries such as a concussion adversely affects individual cells and genes that can lead to serious brain disorders. The researchers studied more than 6,000 cells under 15 hippocampus cell types as part of the first study of individual cell types subjected to brain trauma. Each cell has… Read More »

Between Iraq and a Hard Place – PTSD and Suicides in Iraq

In August of 2009, No Kidding, Me Too!, Joe Pantoliano, Lisa Jay, and Dr. Bob Irvin from McLean Hospital went on the “Stomp The Stigma” tour for ten days in Iraq. They screened Joey’s documentary “No Kidding, Me 2!”, spoke about their experience with mental illness, and interviewed troops about the growing problem of suicides… Read More »

What is the difference between post-concussion syndrome and posttraumatic stress disorder?

How are post-concussion syndrome and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) similar and how are they different? Attorney Larry Wiedemann joins John Redmann on the Louisiana law talk show “John Redmann: Power of Attorney” to answer this question. Get more helpful law info and watch whole episodes of the show at JohnRedmannPOA.com or JRPOA.com. Source: Youtube

PTSD, a silent battle | Meg Rintoul | TEDxTownsville

Many of our returned servicemen and families are fighting a silent battle back home. When a soldier develops Post Traumatic Stress Injuries from defending our country, it does not affect just him, it affects his family also, and a soldiers family fights mental illness with them. In this emotional TEDx Talk, Meg Rintoul shares her… Read More »