The effects on behavior
by Brandy Whisman
What is brain damage?
How the brain was damaged
Functions controlled by that part of the brain
Behavioral Changes after the brain was damaged.
There are several available treatments available which include:
- SPECT which allows for a deep look inside the brain to observe areas that work well, areas that work to hard, and areas that do not work hard enough.
- QEEG which measures electrical activity
- Nutritional Services
- Psychotherapy such as individual, family, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and EMDR
- TMS - which is transcranial magnetic stimulation
- BHRT which is bio-identical hormone replacement therapy
- Integrative Medicines such as nutritional supplements, looking at underlying infections, correcting hormones, fixing metabolism, improving lifestyle, improving diets, and detecting toxins
Which test or treatment will you start with first?
Will he improve from the testing or treatments?
What chance does he have to recover to have full function?
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