Traumatic brain injury and concussion usually results from a violent blow or jolt to the head or body. Mild TBI mostly resolve without any permanent injury. More-serious traumatic brain injury can result in bruising, torn tissues, bleeding and other physical damage to the brain. These injuries can result in long-term complications or death.
Most common symptoms of TBI are poor concentration, memory loss, headaches, dizziness, visual disturbances, difficulty with smell and taste, and poor mood.
With repeated back-to-back concussions in short time periods, permanent injury can result. Parkinson’s, ALS (Lou-Gehrig’s) disease have been linked to repeated concussions.
There is no specific medication for concussions or (TBI). However, TMS treatment has proven to be very helpful in speeding up recovery and preventing further injuries.
TMS has been cleared by the FDA in the treatment of drug-resistant depression, it may also be used off-label for other neurological and psychiatric disorders like Concussion, TBI etc.