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TBI Treatment at last MAYBE!!!
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Posted on 03/09/2018 9:38:41 AM PST by SandRat

New Study Discovers Near-Infrared Light Therapy (NILT) Effectively Treats Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Patients

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/new-study-discovers-near-infrared-light-therapy-nilt-effectively-treats-traumatic-brain-injury-tbi-patients-300131804.html

Do any of our BROTHER Vets who have TBI KNOW about this?

WELL, The VA claims they do and are using it to treat some of our BROTHERs.

Well, I'm a VET with TBI and the VA has never told me or treatwd me!


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1 posted on 03/09/2018 9:38:41 AM PST by SandRat
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NILT has been recognized for decades in China and Japan for treatment of muscle, ligament and cartilage damage. They have a wide range of consumer devices on sale. Walk into any Chinese home and chances are you will see a grandma or grandpa with an NILT light directed at their arthritic knees or shoulders.


2 posted on 03/09/2018 9:41:43 AM PST by PGR88
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To: SandRat
I remember reading the story I (tried to) link below quite some time ago. The parents were urged to "let their son go" with such a traumatic brain injury. Vitamin E (fish oil) they believe turned his negative prognosis into a miracle.

It's interesting, I think, in light of a recent Eastern Virginia Medical School doctor using Vitamin C to reverse sepsis. Of course, not all vitamins (off the shelf) are of the same quality. So, buyer beware. But it's worth trying.

http://www.medicaldaily.com/did-fish-oil-cure-grant-virgins-brain-damage-parents-sneak-alternative-treatment-son-after-hit-and
3 posted on 03/09/2018 10:10:51 AM PST by softengine
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To: SandRat

This seems to be the most promising and miraculous treatment for neurological problems.

http://www.strokebreakthrough.com/


4 posted on 03/09/2018 10:13:19 AM PST by 353FMG
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To: 353FMG; All

&hank you! Thank all of you.


5 posted on 03/09/2018 10:51:35 AM PST by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country)
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To: SandRat

This is a PR article from the neuro-laser foundation.
It is not an article from a regular publication.

Two of the authors of the study are the president and CFO for this same entity that published this article, the Neuro-laser foundation.

The journal it was published in is an “open access” science journal. The Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association terminated Dove’s membership in 2013 after they accepted an intentionally flawed article as part of a sting operation by science magazine


6 posted on 03/09/2018 11:28:13 AM PST by Mount Athos (A Giant luxury mega-mansion for Gore, a Government Green EcoShack made of poo for you)
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To: SandRat

Please let us know if you ever go to the Institute of Neurological Recovery in Boca Raton and let us know treatment results.


7 posted on 03/09/2018 11:43:02 AM PST by 353FMG
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To: SandRat

Thought I would do some searching for more recent work. Here is a study from November 2017. VERY interesting. You can download the pdf and take time reading gobbledy-gook (which I love).

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jnr.24190/full

abstract:

Abstract
There is a notable lack of therapeutic alternatives for what is fast becoming a global epidemic of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Photobiomodulation (PBM) employs red or near-infrared (NIR) light (600-1100nm) to stimulate healing, protect tissue from dying, increase mitochondrial function, improve blood flow, and tissue oxygenation. PBM can also act to reduce swelling, increase antioxidants, decrease inflammation, protect against apoptosis, and modulate microglial activation state. All these mechanisms of action strongly suggest that PBM delivered to the head should be beneficial in cases of both acute and chronic TBI. Most reports have used NIR light either from lasers or from light-emitting diodes (LEDs). Many studies in small animal models of acute TBI have found positive effects on neurological function, learning and memory, and reduced inflammation and cell death in the brain. There is evidence that PBM can help the brain repair itself by stimulating neurogenesis, upregulating BDNF synthesis, and encouraging synaptogenesis. In healthy human volunteers (including students and healthy elderly women), PBM has been shown to increase regional cerebral blood flow, tissue oxygenation, and improve memory, mood, and cognitive function. Clinical studies have been conducted in patients suffering from the chronic effects of TBI. There have been reports showing improvement in executive function, working memory, and sleep. Functional magnetic resonance imaging has shown modulation of activation in intrinsic brain networks likely to be damaged in TBI (default mode network and salience network).


8 posted on 03/09/2018 2:37:45 PM PST by huldah1776 ( Vote Pro-life! Allow God to bless America before He avenges the death of the innocent.)
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In 2015 this study was published (download pdf link available)

https://www.dovepress.com/treatments-for-traumatic-brain-injury-with-emphasis-on-transcranial-ne-peer-reviewed-article-NDT


9 posted on 03/09/2018 2:48:11 PM PST by huldah1776 ( Vote Pro-life! Allow God to bless America before He avenges the death of the innocent.)
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Thank you! I’ll read and then Educate my Shrink, I’ll be nice, but, I’ll still Educate her.


10 posted on 03/09/2018 3:09:54 PM PST by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country)
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There has been an explosion in neuroscience it’s hard to keep up. The best part? Brain plasticity and there is even work with your own stem cells for repair. The light can also be used by EMTs to scan and get a good read for treatment. Good stuff.


11 posted on 03/09/2018 3:22:12 PM PST by huldah1776 ( Vote Pro-life! Allow God to bless America before He avenges the death of the innocent.)
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To: SandRat

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12 posted on 03/09/2018 10:15:50 PM PST by tiki
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