mTBI (Mild Traumatic Brain Injury): The neuro-metabolic effects and treatment options from a nutritional model

Journal of Neurology & Neurophysiology

ISSN - 2155-9562

mTBI (Mild Traumatic Brain Injury): The neuro-metabolic effects and treatment options from a nutritional model

Joint Event on International Conference on Neuroimmunology, Neurological disorders and Neurogenetics & 28th World Summit on Neurology, Neuroscience and Neuropharmacology

September 26-27, 2018 | Montreal, Canada

Aubry M Tager

Neurologix Integrative Health, Canada

Scientific Tracks Abstracts: J Neurol Neurophysiol

Abstract :

Statement of the Problem: The majority of mTBIs (concussion) will heal without further symptomatology within 4-6 weeks of initial trauma. When they do not respond and progress to the post-concussive syndrome, there is a strong likelihood of neurometabolic compromise. This can come in the form of mitochondrial dysfunction/fatigue following the metabolic cascade and efflux of potassium and the subsequent influx of calcium into the cell. There will be impaired glucose metabolism and a consequent decrease in energy production (ATP/ADP) which is vital to the neurologic rehabilitation and neuroplasticity of the individual.

Methodology & Theoretical Orientation: It is, therefore, vital to approach the changes in NMDA receptors, neuronal depolarization and changes in the blood-brain barrier, in order to allow for proper healing of the glial cells and subsequent neuro0metabolic physiology following mTBI.

Conclusion & Significance: Throughout the various stages of treatment following mTBI, there are a nutraceutical, nutritional and medical considerations to be applied, in order to maximize the individual‚??s possibility of recovery.

Recommendations: Recommendations will be made for various supplements, vitamins, minerals and dietary guidelines, as well as pharmaceutical interventions to be applied at various stages of a mTBI.

Biography :

Aubry M Tager has been helping people deal with the effects of neuro-metabolic conditions for almost 20 years. He works primarily with those individuals that have suffered mild traumatic brain injuries, auto-immune conditions, and ADD/ADHD as well as balance disorders.He is a Doctor of Chiropractic licensed in the U.S. (Vermont) and currently practices as a Naturopath (Doctor of Natural Medicine) in Montreal, Quebec. He is Board Certified in Integrative Medicine through the American Association of Integrative Medicine. He holds a Diplomate in Integrative Medicine and is a Board Eligible Functional Neurologist and has completed his training and is also eligible for Fellowship Status through the International Association of Functional Neurology and FNS/National University of Health Sciences in Chicago, Il. He often holds lectures and workshops on neuro-metabolic conditions. He is the author of “Under Attack: How an autoimmune condition may be sabotaging your health, and what can you do about it”.

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