Brain Blog Posts

Chronic Stress and Post Concussion Syndrome

Chronic Stress and its effect on the brain Did you know that anxiety is one of the most common “pre-existing conditions” that people suffer with prior to developing post concussion syndrome? It’s true. More than 90% of the patients we see with PCS symptoms had high levels of stress or anxiety leading up to the

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Headaches, Stress, and Brain Fog. They’re all related!

You are probably asking how Headaches, Stress, and Brain Fog are all related? Well for one, all of these signals occur within the skull, whether it’s from a neurological signal, a neuro-chemical signal, a structural signal, or an inflammatory signal. In general, headaches/migraines have a handful of components that need to be addressed. Neurological Hormonal

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POTS, Orthostatic Intolerance, and Dysautonomia

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) is a condition or syndrome (not a disease) that is a constellation of symptoms. Mayo Clinic discusses POTS as orthostatic intolerance or experiencing dizziness, headaches, or light headedness and fatigue when moving from a lying to sitting or sitting to standing position. They also discuss POTS as excessive postural tachycardia,

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Human Balancing System Part 3

The Human Balancing System is made up of 3 basic components. Our Eyes (Oculomotor System) Our Inner Ears (Vestibular System) Our Legs/Muscles (Proprioceptive System) This series will explore the relationship of these 3 systems and the effects it has on neck and back pain, digestive issues, headaches/migraines, balance, dizziness and vertigo, mTBI/concussion, as well as

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The Human Balance System Part 2

The Human Balancing System is made up of 3 basic components. Our Eyes (Oculomotor System) Our Inner Ears (Vestibular System) Our Legs/Muscles (Proprioceptive System) This series will explore the relationship of these 3 systems and the effects it has on neck and back pain, digestive issues, headaches/migraines, balance, dizziness and vertigo, mTBI/concussion, as well as

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