Tag Archives: Brain Injury

Headbanging Brain Bleed Danger


Headbanging Brain Bleed Danger

Headbanging—the violent shaking of one’s head in time with rock music, especially heavy metal—looks violent, but it is generally viewed as fairly harmless. Rarely, however, serious brain injuries can result from the practice, as evidenced by a recent case in which a 50-year-old Motörhead concertgoer developed bleeding on the brain that required surgery to treat. The injury was discovered four weeks after the concert, when the man, complaining of constant headaches, visited a doctor. Violent headbanging has also been linked to strokes and whiplash injuries. More… Discuss

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just a thought: What good is an idea, if it survives its last brain that contemplatedit?


just a thought: “What good is an idea, if it survives its last brain that contemplated it?”
(George B ©always)

Quan Apologizes To ‘Occupy Oakland’ For Violence In Statement


Two days after authorizing the use of force against protesters at the “Occupy Oakland” camp, Mayor Jean Quan issued a statement apologizing for the violence. Robert Lyles reports.

via Quan Apologizes To ‘Occupy Oakland’ For Violence In Statement.

I am glad that Scott is better and hope that he will not have  permanent and debilitating neurological damage, requiring a lifetime of daily treatment.

“Traumatic brain injury (TBI), also known as intracranial injury, occurs when an external force traumatically injures the brain. TBI can be classified based on severity, mechanism (closed or penetrating head injury), or other features (e.g. occurring in a specific location or over a widespread area). Head injury usually refers to TBI, but is a broader category because it can involve damage to structures other than the brain, such as the scalp and skull.

TBI is a major cause of death and disability worldwide, especially in children and young adults. Causes include falls, vehicle accidents, and violence…”
(Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Traumatic_brain_injury)