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March is Brain Injury and National Nutrition Awareness Month

  MARCH IS BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS MONTH Our Social Media campaign focus for the month of March is on Brain Injury and Nutrition. In recognition of March as Brain Injury Awareness Month we support The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA’s) nationwide education and advocacy campaign. It is of utmost importance to keep in mind that head injuries can have a force of impact that affects the entire brain; not just the site of impact. According to research, Neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) are common after concussion and are typically transient, often resolving in 7 – 10 days. In some cases, NPS persist for months to years and cause cognitive impairments, emotional disturbances and/or behavioral problems , (Rao, V., Syeda, A., Roy, Read More