Posts on Lifestyle

30 May

Sex after Brain Injury: What does this look like for me?

= Authors = Gabi Kaplan, Student Occupational Therapist Jenni Diamond, OT Reg. (Ont.) Evan Cole Lewis, MD    Sexual Function following a Brain Injury Sustaining a brain injury can lead to a variety of physical, cognitive, emotional, and behavioural issues that can change your sexual functioning and intimacy experiences.   Women & men may experience sexual issues differently   For instance, following a brain injury, you may be experiencing (1,2): Decreased or...

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11 December

Trust Your Gut: The Gut-Brain Axis

= Gabi Kaplan, Laura Diamond, Jenni Diamond, OT Reg. (Ont.), & Evan Cole Lewis, MD =   What is the Gut-Brain Axis? Have you ever wondered why we use the expressions “gut-feeling” or “butterflies in your stomach?” These phrases stem from the connection between our gut health and brain function. This connection is called the Gut-Brain Axis, which is a bi-directional communication network that links the central nervous system (the...

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