I was recently interviewed by MAX and JOHN from the blind hour podcast. During our very casual chat we discussed overcoming adversity, staring a new business, recovering from health challenges and mBraining. There is some colourful language (just a bit) and some cheeky comments. Thanks guys for asking me to be on the show. https://soundcloud.com/blindhour/bhp79 #BlindHour #Mbraining #BillGasiamis
“We have been taught that the brain can’t repair itself, but our results suggest that this is not true.” Simply in MS (Multiple Sclerosis) the neurons in the brain have a damaged outer shell which cause the cells to stop communicating with each other effectively. The damaged part is called the myelin and repairing the myelin could restore function. This study has found possible medical way to help the re-myelin-ation
Amongst other amazing things that we are learning which are helpful in recovery from stroke Meditation can play a major role in reconnecting old neural pathways and creating brand new ones to give back function where function has been lost. Whilst I know that every stroke is different and that each individual person is affected differently I feel that Meditation has no down side and even if it is not
It’s funny (well not really) how my surroundings have found a way to guide me each time I get side tracked or of course from living the kind of life that is meaningful to me. This month is the 12 month anniversary that some pretty major things occurred that changed me forever. Before I get into that I have to take you back to Feb 10, 2012. Most people who
Recently I was invited to speak at a lecture to 3rd year occupational therapy students about my experience with 3 brain hemorrhages in as many years and the type of care that I received. The purpose of the presentation was to share a real life story with the students who are a year away from entering the workforce as fully qualified Occupational Therapists.