Cracking My Cosmic Egg How to Use This Book Introduction a History of Treatment and Current Trends The Big Picture of Traumatic Brain Injury a Past and Present Leading Causes of TBI Long-Term Effects of TBI Just How Far Have We Come? How Healthy Brains Are Supposed to Work The Injured Brain Genetics and the Alzheimeras Link The Limits of Conventional TBI Treatment Diagnosis and Classi cation of TBI The Keys to Effective Treatments Chapter 1: Primal Technologies Case Report Primal Technologies Overview Water: Floatation Therapy Light: LLLT (aka Cold Laser Therapy) Oxygen: HBOT Frequency: PEMF, TMS and tDCS Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) Chapter 2: Interventional Therapeutics Case Report Therapeutics Overview Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Learning: Cognitive Rehabilitation Devices Neurofeedback Stem Cell Therapy Acupuncture a coauthored by Dr. Andy Swanson Pharmaceutical Nootropics Chapter 3: Biologic Nootropics Fish Oil Phosphatidylserine (PS) and Phosphatidylcholine (PC) Glutathione (GSH) Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) Lithium Orotate B12 (Methylcobalamin) Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) Acetyl-L-Carnitine (ALC) Chapter 4: Natureas Medicine Case Report Sleep Sun: Heliotherapy Sex Sound: Music Therapy a Authored by Dr. Andy Swanson Skin: Earthing Chapter 5: Personal Practices Case Report Gyroscopic Repair: Balance and Body Weight Training Movement, Qi Gong and Engaging Vestibular aFlowa Centering the Mind, Strengthening the Brain a Meditation. Coauthored with Dr. Andy Swanson The Pump: Inversion Therapy The Gatekeepers: Faith and Perseverance Chapter 6: Foods for Recovery For Those Interested in Detoxi cation, Vegetarianism and Plants-Only Diets The Ketogenic Diet Oily Fish Coconut Oil Turmeric Eggs Chapter 7: What to Avoid Repeat TBI Sugar Obesity Alcohol Chapter 8: TBI Assessment Tools SPECT Imaging EEG Supported Testing Non-EEG-based Computerized Assessments On-Field and At-Home Paper Form Assessments: Chapter 9: Putting It All Together TO DO, TAKE & AVOID Checklist Immediately After a Suspected TBI or Concussion Establishing Symptom Baselines Creating Your Treatment Protocol Top 10 Rules of Engagement Workbook Section Activities Log Nutrition & Supplementation Log Resources General Resources Introduction Resources Chapter 1 Resources Chapter 2 Resources Chapter 3 Resources Chapter 4 Resources Chapter 5 Resources Chapter 6 Resources Chapter 7 Resources Chapter 8 Resources Chapter 9 Resources Miscellaneous Resources References
Dr. Dan Engle is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology, with a clinical practice that combines functional medicine, integrative psychiatry, neuro-cognitive restoration and peak performance methods. He lectures and consults globally and is the medical advisor to Onnit Labs, the True Rest Float Centers and several international treatment centers using indigenous plant medicines for healing and recovery. His other programs include: Freedom From Meds and Full Spectrum Medicine.