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Hypothalamic-Pituitary Dysfunction Following Traumatic Brain Injury Affects Functional Improvement

These findings suggest the importance of testosterone and insulin growth factor-1 activity in the early stages of physical and cognitive rehabilitation. Read article

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Predictors of Sexual Functioning and Satisfaction 1 Year Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Older persons and females appear to be at greater risk for sexual dysfunction after TBI and may benefit from specialized assessment and treatment services. Read article

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Sex Lives Often an Overlooked Casualty of Traumatic Brain Injury

For the more than 3 million Americans living with traumatic brain injury, there is often an unspoken problem: Many suffer from sexual dysfunction, something that is easily overlooked as patients struggle with overwhelming physical and emotional issues that can last … Continue reading

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Late exercise reduces neuroinflammation and cognitive dysfunction after traumatic brain injury

These data underscore the critical importance of timing of exercise initiation after trauma and its relation to neuroinflammation, and challenge the widely held view that effective neuroprotection requires early intervention. Read article

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Concurrent vision dysfunctions in convergence insufficiency with traumatic brain injury

Convergence insufficiency without simultaneous visual or vestibular dysfunctions was observed in about 9% of the visually symptomatic TBI civilian population studied. A thorough visual and vestibular examination is recommended for all TBI patients. Read article

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