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Doctor insights on: Does Going Back To Work Right Away After A Head Injury Slow Your Recovery

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Does going back to work right away after a head injury slow your recovery?

Does going back to work right away after a head injury slow your recovery?

No: If a person can work and are able to perform their task it would benefit for them to work and keep a routine. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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Can smoking (nicotine) hamper recovery from a head injury?

Can smoking (nicotine) hamper recovery from a head injury?

Yes: Smoking cigarettes impairs optimal blood flow into capillaries and other blood vessels, thus impairing repair.. ...Read more

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Does marijuana get in the way of recovery from a closed head injury?

Does marijuana get in the way of recovery from a closed head injury?

MARIJUANA MEDICAL: It is quite surprising the usa has 2.3 million in prisons, the most in the world. One part of this besides terrible law for poor, is illegal herb pot. This is a clear and exceptional medical herb for many things. Like all treatments, if used legally, one must monitor anxiety, depression, sleep and brain pressure. I have never touched it personally. ...Read more

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Head injury causing memory loss. Will I get it back?

Head injury causing memory loss. Will I get it back?

Depends on severity: Memory loss from a head injury will not return. Some patients may have retrograde amnesia (loss of memory for incidents preceding the trauma) and some may have memory loss for events during and following the trauma. Neither will return. However, subsequent memory is usually normal. ...Read more

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I was leaning back on a chair with laptop, and the top half of it bumped my head, is this concussion, head injury worthy? I've had a concussion before

I was leaning back on a chair with laptop, and the top half of it bumped my head, is this concussion, head injury worthy? I've had a concussion before

Concussion: If you have had concussion before and the current problem is back, please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. Once you have recovered don't forget not to lean back in a chair. ...Read more

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Memory loss after head injury, wil i get it back?

Memory loss after head injury, wil i get it back?

Recovery cont for 2y: Depending on the type of injury, spontaneous recovery from head injury can occur for up to two years. Speech/cognitive therapy is helpful for 'exercising' the neural pathways and doing activities to rebuild cognitive skills. ...Read more

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How bad of a head injury would in take to affect the natural work behavior?

How bad of a head injury would in take to affect the natural work behavior?

See below: Surprising just a relatively small injury can have devastating affects on brain fuction if the injury is in a critical area of the processing areas of the brain. ...Read more

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Head Trauma (Definition)

Any injury to the face, skull, or brain as a result of blunt force, or penetrating trauma. It can also occur due to rapid ...Read more