Overview of Brain Injuries

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Overview of Brain Injuries
Brain injuries exemplify perhaps the most devastating events to human well-being. These injuries can occur in a large number of ways. Cancer or other maladies can create inhospitable physical conditions inside the brain itself. Unfavorable environmental conditions such as extreme heat or cold can also cause brain damage. Any situation in which oxygen supply to the body is cut off can cause brain injury. The ingestion of toxic chemicals can also cause brain injury. Finally, one of the most prevalent forms of brain injury is traumatic brain injury (TBI), which is a result of extreme physical force to the head region which causes physiological damage to the brain. This can occur in vehicular accidents, falls, or as...
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.....ow modern science holds that the better the brain is cared for, the better it will serve throughout life.
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