Traumatic Brain Injury is more than a Mental Health problem

BOTTOM LINE UP FRONT: Untreated TBI/PTSD/Concussion will cost taxpayers $4.7 trillion over forty years. Treating and helping to heal those brain wounds using Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy can be done for one-half of one percent of that cost. And patients will be restored to a Quality of Life denied them under current protocols for brain wounds. Read more

ECONOMIST: Links between Rugby and Brain Injuries

An early focus of concern was evidence that concussions were leading, in some players, to CTE. This degenerative brain disease causes memory loss, confusion and problems with impulse control, among a range of other symptoms. Worry about concussion, which is a mild form of traumatic brain injury (TBI), has since spread to sports including ice hockey, boxing and football. Read more

Press Release: Breathing Oxygen into the Concussion Protocol

The TreatNOW Coalition today announced its assessment of the current Concussion Protocols in use worldwide. None of the protocols mention Oxygen treatment to repair the underlying brain wound/trauma caused by the concussion. They only offer “resting” advice to parents of children with concussions, who often have debilitating symptoms

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Study Links Repetitive Head Injuries and CTE

This article is reproduced to draw attention to a salient fact in efforts to diagnose and treat brain wounds. It is TreatNOW’s position that the brain wounding that may lead to CTE can be healed long before CTE develops. Yet another drug to treat symptoms in the short, medium, and long-term may not be the most efficient use of national resources, particularly when Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy can help heal the brain wound early. Read more

Women and Concussion: CNN

These two women’s lives were tragically cut short after they sustained serious head injuries in their pursuit of sporting greatness and then took their own lives. Catlin was 23, while Soutter died by suicide on her 18th birthday. Read more

TBI link to cardiovascular disease in veterans

Younger veterans who sustain traumatic brain injury (TBI) may have a greater risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the future, a new study has revealed.  And with the median age of veterans with TBI found to be only 27, the research team said the CVD risk has long-term health implications. Read more

Dear Mr. President and Dr. Biden:

The following letter was delivered to the White House during the Burn Pit Legislation-signing ceremony. A similar letter was hand-delivered to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Denis McDonough, and is being delivered to the Secretary of Defense, GEN Lloyd J. Austin III. The challenge for the entire US Government, and medicine in general, is to expand the out-dated “standards of care” for brain wounds. That includes recognizing and properly diagnosing those brain wounds. We must teach and act on what science has demonstrated: mental health and wellness depend on a healthy brain. Read more

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: HBOT Scholarships for TBI/PTSD-Brain Wounded Veterans

All-expenses-paid scholarships for ten (10) Veterans into HBOT treatment in Florida are available immediately. Read more

AVIV Clinic sponsoring PTSD Veterans

AVIV Clinics in The Villages, Florida is offering no-cost Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy to treat Veterans with PTSD. The announcement comes on the heels of the latest report of the safety and efficacy of Hyperbaric Oxygenation to treat and help heal brain wounds suffered by service members

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Military Suicide: Take 3

Current suicide prevention training advises “If you see something, say something.” Instructors should also advise: “If you have a brain injury, get Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Functional Medicine protocols to heal the wound to your brain.

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