Recovering from a Traumatic Brain Injury

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We have reached the final part of our blog-series about Traumatic Brain Injury. In the previous blog posts, we gave an introduction and discussed diagnosis and treatment. This blog post will be focusing on recovery from a traumatic brain injury.  In our last blog post we wrote about some of the advice medical professionals may… Read more »

Diagnosing and Treating a Traumatic Brain Injury

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  As promised, this is the second part of our three-part blog series about traumatic brain injury. This blog post will focus on how this type of brain injury is diagnosed and treated within the UK healthcare system. Our final blog post, which we will publish next week will focus on recovery and outpatient services. … Read more »

Traumatic Brain Injury

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  This is the first part of our three-part series about traumatic brain injury. Today we will be discussing the ‘basics’, including an introduction, the causes, symptoms and common complications experienced as a direct result of this type of brain injury. The second part of the series will be about diagnosing and treating brain injuries… Read more »

New Alzheimer’s Disease Research (AAIC Conference, 2020)

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  The Alzheimer’s Association is a worldwide voluntary health organization dedicated to Alzheimer’s care, support and research. They host the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) yearly, which is the largest meeting dedicated to advancing dementia science. Each year 6,000 experts in dementia, medicine and care from all over the world travel internationally for this conference to… Read more »

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for dementia carers

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It is likely that dementia itself does not increase the risk of catching COVID-19, instead it is more likely that it is a combination of dementia-related behaviours, increased age and common health conditions associated with dementia that increase the risk. For example, someone who has dementia is forgetful, therefore they may forget to wash their… Read more »

Depression and anxiety – are they different?

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This month we have been discussing the topic of depression. We found that a lot of the help pages and research we have read seems to combine both anxiety and depression and their symptoms and we realised that this may not be helpful for those of you who just want to read about one. We… Read more »

TMS Interview with MagVenture

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Our senior rTMS therapist, Jasmin Parmar, did an interview with MagVenture about how our clinic got into using TMS, patient experiences with using rTMS to treat depression and how COVID-19 affected our practice and TMS clinic. Read the interview here. If you would like to know more about this treatment, please see our information page…. Read more »

Do people with Alzheimer’s disease feel depressed?

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People do not conventionally put these two disorders together, but you may be surprised how much they link. If you have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, or know someone who has been, it is extremely important to monitor mood, we will explain why. Quick note: Throughout this blog post we are addressing both those who… Read more »