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#braininjury Q and A for today

Published April 29, 2017 by helentastic67

What he said!

Broken Brain - Brilliant Mind

head with brain opening and question marks coming outLooking at my site stats, here are some questions people asked or things they searched on — and then found their way to this blog.

  • are some people wired for failure

I think some people may be. I know people who cannot seem to help making one bad choice after another, who can’t seem to avoid screwing up, time and time again. “Failure” is relative, of course. If you look at all of your life experience as a series of opportunities to learn, failure is a great way to learn more than you ever thought possible. People who succeed at everything they do, don’t get the benefit of the lessons that come from failing to achieve your goals. Then again, some people never seem to learn. They seem almost addicted to messing up, and there’s not much you can do, when someone is in that state of mind. Of course…

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Growing up with TBI – The Confabulation Kid

Published March 27, 2017 by helentastic67

Mmmmmmm, I’ve been accused of having this!

Broken Brain - Brilliant Mind

Looking back on my life and comparing notes with others, I realize more and more how much my experience has been impacted by the TBI’s I experienced. I was a pretty wild child — hard to handle and harder to discipline. I tried to be a good kid, for the most part, but I got turned around a lot, and it didn’t work in my favor.

I had real difficulties with keeping facts straight — I thought I had things right, but I was turned around and/or missing vital pieces of information. And in the process, I often looked like I was making things up to get attention or just plain lying.

Head injuries sometimes result in a phenomenon called Confabulationthe formation of false memories, perceptions, or beliefs about the self or the environment as a result of neurological or psychological dysfunction. When it is a matter of…

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15 SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF A MIGRAINE

Published March 17, 2017 by helentastic67

My symptoms have changed much over the 30 years I’ve had miagraine but here’s a good description……….

The Life

A migraine is a headache disorder characterized by recurrent headaches that are moderate to severe. Typically, migraine affects one-half of the head in pulsating nature, and last from two to 72 hours.Associated symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light, sound, or smell.The pain is generally made worse by physical activity. symptoms differ from person to person, While some symptoms are an indication of the migraine attack in near future, some are prominent during and after the attack.

symptoms Source: http://www.migraine.com

Signs and symptoms of a migraine are:

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