Holistic medicine is generally seen as ‘alternative’…. alternative to what? To the specialisms that treat individual aspects of any problem to the best of their ability, yet forget that a whole person is involved in any illness or injury. My son, Nick Verron, writes about some of the hidden aspects of brain injury that may apply equally to those who have experienced any kind of trauma, serious illness or emotional injury. Please click through to his site to read the whole article.
I talk predominantly about issues I’ve experienced. Although my situation is very unique, I have come to realise that the resulting issues I’ve faced are shared by many. I would very much like to hear if others have experienced similar ones.
It’s scientifically argued that You are defined by the composition of your brain. It’s therefore justified to feel that when you’ve had a brain injury resulting in parts of your brain not functioning properly, or at all, that the injury is to who you are. Basically, a brain injury makes You feel lesser.
A little clarification after a brain injury would go a long way in limiting this destructive thought process. What defines who You are is your mind, which is a product of the early structure of your brain, but not fixed. As we use a very small percentage of our brains, our minds can find a new place of residence within spare brain, developing new ways of operating.
Please click the link to continue reading: Views from an Injured Brain | Nick Verron