Sensory over stimulation or ‘Flooding‘ occurs after brain injury because the brain’s ‘filters’ no longer work properly. It is an exhaustive situation if more pieces of information or stimuli are received than the brain can handle. A stimulus is information that we perceive through our senses; see, hear, smell, taste, touch (external stimuli) or through our mind or our body / proprioception (internal stimuli).
In December of 2017, I suffered another tonic-clonic seizure and sustained a mild TBI. I’ve had several concussions over the years as well. I now find myself struggling with many of what one would consider, basic things. This has led me to endless web searches, group chats, etc.. The (Braininjury explanation) website is an absolutely awesome resource that I highly recommend.
If you’re the one with a brain injury, a professional or a caregiver – this is the place for you. Any resource, news or information regarding brain injuries, is there. You can join their secret Facebook group and so much more. I really am thankful that I was introduced to this site, and you will be too.
Click on this direct link to read some great information about “flooding” or sensory overload, as some of us know it as.
For nearly four decades, marijuana has been classified as a Schedule I drug, more tightly regulated than opium or cocaine. So it marked a milestone this week when the US Food and Drug Administration granted approval to the first-ever pharmaceutical derived from the cannabis plant.
Epidiolex, developed by UK-based drugmaker GW Pharmaceuticals, is a purified form of CBD meant to treat certain forms of epilepsy. While the FDA has approved other, synthesized cannabinoids—such as dronabinol, a synthetic version of THC—never before have government regulators acknowledged the medical benefits inherent in the Cannabis sativa plant itself.
As you probably know, the approval of Epidiolex has caused a bit of a scare among some in the marijuana community, specifically those who stress the importance of “whole plant” extracts containing other potentially beneficial cannabinoids. Some worry this could actually be a setback for folks who are more whole-plant focused. Do you have any thoughts on that?
Sunday Nights is a Bible Study of Calvary Chapel East Anaheim on Sunday Evenings at 6pm. It is the passion of our church to reach our county with the love and truth of Jesus Christ. There has never been a time in history that we have been better equipped & positioned to bring revival. Jesus is coming back, and we are here to prepare the way for Him by declaring the Word of God and demonstrating His life changing power. We are not about just going to church service, but coming back to Christ to serve Him!
From Pastor Josh Terada:
In August 2017 at a worship night with my Youth Ministry, God told me that
He planted the seed of revival in my heart. In other words, if I will give
myself to grow what He has given me, it will eventually bud forth to be
seen by all. So, I wrote it on the back of one of those very “pinterest”
felt boards “God planted revival in my heart 8/17”. But, as I began to pray
more about it, God showed that I just saw it in August, but He planted it
in my heart years ago when I was thirteen years old. This is important
because was the year I was baptized, but it was also the year I began to
backslid into addiction to sin. However, it was that time as I gave up on
my relationship with God that I wanted revival for my neighborhood. I
started a blog and began to write about purity and revival, even though I
didn’t want much to do with God. (It was the craziest thing.) As I’ve
talked to God this year, God showed me that He chose to plant the seed of
revival in that time when I had so little faith in God, to prove to me that
when He carries out any exploit of faith through my life, it will be
obvious that it was not because of my faith in God, but His grace to me.
Because He was faithful to me, when I was faithless to Him.
— Read on www.sundaynights.org/the-story
Medication reminders can be extremely helpful, if not a necessity, when you need to take pills on a schedule. There are many different apps you can find that will do this which are available in the Google Play Store or Apple App Store. I would say for people currently using one, each one definitely has a preferred choice. I’ve used many of them myself. However, I decided on Medisafe years ago and have stuck with them because of all the options, and the UI. In my opinion, they are the best.
“David takes 26 different medications each day to help to manage his epilepsy and chronic pain. This is how he uses Medisafe to stay in control and live his life.”