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The gut-brain connection and its role in concussion (part 2)

By | April 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Due to its complex relationship with the central nervous system, it is not a surprise that the gut plays a role in the recovery after a brain injury. As a matter of fact, gut dysfunction is actually one of the numerous symptoms of a TBI, including increased permeability of the gut lining, which leads to “leaky gut”, increased [...]

The Brain-Gut connection and its role in concussion (Part 1)

By | March 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Recent discoveries regarding the gut and its relationship with the brain have revolutionized the way we look at that organ. Previously thought exclusively as a digestive tube, we now know that the gut, and more specifically the huge colony of microbes who live in there, play an important role in the production of hormones and vitamins, [...]

Vagus nerve stimulation: How does it work (part 2)

By | January 31st, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Type of therapies:  Currently several different methods of therapy are used with different functions:  Cervical VNS:  The vagus nerve fibers going down through both sides of the neck. The fibers that go down on the right side innervate the heart and hence this side is used in case of heart failure, but for any other medical conditions the left side is [...]

Vagus Nerve Stimulation: how does it work? (part 1)

By | January 24th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Amongst the recent therapies used to enhance brain function or to improve the outcome of a neurological disorder, the stimulation of the vagus nerve appears to be a safe and pretty effective method. It has been around for a few decades as an invasive procedure (meaning it takes a surgical implant to be inserted) mainly in order to treat [...]

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy And Its Implication For MMA Fighters

By | November 1st, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Earlier this year the MMA community was shocked by the tragic loss of Jordan Parsons, the shining star of Bellator, hit and killed as a pedestrian by an alleged drunk driver. 6 months later, an autopsy revealed that he was suffering from a degenerative brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. This diagnosis was confirmed by [...]

Concussion: 5 tips to avoid brain damages

By | September 27th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If you train at any type of contact sport, you probably have witnessed or have suffered from a concussion. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) estimates that the incidence of concussion ranges from 1.6 to 3.8 million annually in the USA alone. A large part of those are sport-related concussions and it has dramatically [...]