Category Archives: Brain & Nerve

Introducing Forté Brain Protect: For Optimal Brain Resilience Against Injury

Forte Brain Protect

We developed Forte Fracture to help you heal after a break. Forte Joint to support your joints and protect from disease. Forte Pre-Op and Post-Op to prepare you for surgery and help you have a strong recovery. Forte Prenatal to care for you and your baby. Our brains are powerful. They control everything our bodies […]

Why You Need Good Nutrition After Brain Injuries

Nutrition and TBIs

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI’s) are a hot topic. Unfortunately, they’re much more common than most people realize—they are not just limited to sports. A TBI is an injury to the brain that caused by a blow or jolt to the head. Over 2.5 million adults & children sustain a TBI every year1. In 2013 alone, […]

5 Stats You’ll Want to Know About Traumatic Brain Injuries

TBI Stats

It’s simple. We are not as aware as we should be about the prevalence of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). You may think that because your child doesn’t play football, they are not at risk. Maybe you see yourself as a careful driver so getting in an accident that could cause a TBI is unlikely. You […]

Why Traumatic Brain Injuries Should Be on Your Radar

Traumatic Brain Injuries

This month is Brain Injury Awareness Month. The purpose of this month is to raise awareness of brain injuries and provide support to those who need it. Traumatic brain injuries go beyond athletic concussions. And they are more common than you think. In fact, every nine seconds someone in the United States sustains a brain […]

5 Ways to Spot Dementia

Signs of Dementia

Dementia is not a specific disease. It is a broad term that describes a wide range of symptoms that cause the decline of someone’s memory or thinking abilities. The most common type of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease but it also includes illnesses like Parkinson’s or vascular dementia. What all these medical conditions have in common […]

6 Ways to Deal with Nerve Pain

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They say that nerve pain is some of the worst pain. For anyone that has experienced firsthand, that probably isn’t an exaggeration. We have millions of nerves all over our body. They work by passing on sensations like pressure, touch, temperature, and pain for the brain to process. While it would be nice to go without […]

6 Ways to Strengthen Your Brain

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As we age, all of us experience some diminishment of our cognitive abilities. That means our ability to carry out tasks, to remember important events, or to plan complex actions declines. But scientists now believe that we can strengthen the brain to help reduce this slowing down of our mental processes1. In fact, a few […]

What You Should Know about Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer’s is much more common than many people realize. In fact, over 5 million Americans currently live with the condition1. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease and a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. The symptoms of Alzheimer’s usually develop slowly and get worse over time becoming severe enough to interfere with normal […]

4 Common Types of Headache

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According to medical literature, there are more than 150 different types of headaches that exist1. Thankfully, only a handful of them are common. Here are four extremely common headaches along with their symptoms, side effects, and a few treatment options. Tension headaches Tension, or stress, headaches are the most common type of headaches in adults2. They’re usually […]

4 Things You Should Know about a Concussion

Football player running with the football

If you are an athlete, you know you want to avoid concussions at all costs. Though concussions are specifically common among athletes, anyone can experience one. Concussions can occur due to a bad fall, a car accident, or a simply blow to the head. Though concussions are serious, it is possible to not realize you […]