BCAAs are Branch Chained Amino Acids. They are Leucine, Valine, and Isoleucine. They are simply called branched chained aminos because their physical structure is a branched molecule. These amino acids are essential – meaning they have crucial roles throughout the body and must be obtained through diet or supplementation. Roles of BCAAs BCAA’s play vital…

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Concussions are caused by mechanical forces, usually from trauma to the head and brain. Concussions are usually from blunt force and or rotational forces. Surprisingly, various lifestyle modifications can be made to either minimize the incidence of concussion or the severity of concussion. To learn how we treat concussion at absolute health and Wellness, please…

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A concussion describes a mild, traumatic brain injury, but there’s alot of confusion around who can actually diagnose it. The concussion itself is the initial impact or injury. The symptoms that persist afterwards are referred to as Post Concussion Syndrome. Learn more about concussions here. Various healthcare providers are trained and qualified to manage specific…

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Curcumin is a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. These properties make curcumin a mainstay in the management of traumatic brain injuries such as concussion. When you come to Absolute Health and Wellness, our approach to dealing with concussion is simple: we aim to reduce inflammation and oxidation within the brain. Treatment is usually quite conservative, and…

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