Signs of a Stroke, TBI, Aneurysm & Lauren’s D&D Nerdom

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Summary
What are the signs of a stroke, TBI, aneurysm & other brain injuries? Co-hosts Joe and Lauren are going over all the signs in this episode in honor of Brain Injury Awareness month. Plus Lauren shows just how nerdy she is as she dives deep into her love of D&D and Baldur’s Gate. What are some signs of a brain injury? Did we miss any? Please share on our socials.

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Medical Disclaimer: The Content on this podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.


Captain Marvel, Celebrity Strokes & Gonna Geek

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Summary

Captain Marvel is finally here!! And we’re talking all about it in this episode. ~ SPOILERS AHEAD ~ Our producer, Felice LaZae is sitting in with our host Joe Borges to breakdown the movie and share their reviews and reactions. They also discuss recent celebrities who have suffered strokes including the sad passing of Luke Perry. Plus they announce The NeuroNerds joining the Gonna Geek Podcast Network! What is your favorite part of the new Captain Marvel movie? Share with us on our socials!

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Credits

  • Support The NeuroNerds podcast on Patreon and join our NeuroJedi High Council at Patreon.com/TheNeuroNerds- every month we donate a portion of the proceeds from our Patreon supporters to support an individual or charity in the stroke and brain injury survivor community. Our March Patreon Donation Spotlight is the Brain Injury Association of America in honor of it being Brain Injury Awareness Month.

  • Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano

  • Find Joe at http://joesorocks.com and @joesorocks on Twitter/Instagram and submit your stroke/brain injury recovery story at https://www.joesorocks.com/submit-your-story

  • Find Lauren at @laurenlmanzano on Instagram, @tankbbg on Twitter

  • Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae

  • Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram

  • Song Credits:

    • The NeuroNerds Theme Song produced by Sleep Deez, @sleepvision on Instagram, @sleepdeez on Twitter
  • Sponsored by Avid Technology and our Patreon Supporters


It’s Brain Injury Awareness Month!

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Summary
It’s our second time celebrating Brain Injury Awareness on The NeuroNerds podcast and obviously it’s very special to us and our brain injury survivor community. Co-hosts Joe and Lauren re-introduce themselves to our audience, give us a year in review for the podcast, their individual stroke and TBI recovery progress and talk about plans for future episodes and video content. If you are a brain injury survivor, how is your recovery journey going? Let us know on our socials!

Links to Topics Mentioned
– Unmasking Brain Injury – http://unmaskingbraininjury.org
– Brain Injury Association of America – https://www.biausa.org

Credits

  • Support The NeuroNerds podcast on Patreon and join our NeuroJedi High Council at www.Patreon.com/TheNeuroNerds- every month we donate a portion of the proceeds from our Patreon supporters to support an individual or charity in the stroke and brain injury survivor community. Our March Patreon Donation Spotlight is the American Heart Association which is a big supporter of stroke survivors and other heart related brain injuries.
  • Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano
  • Find Joe at http://joesorocks.com and @joesorocks on Twitter/Instagram and submit your stroke/brain injury recovery story at https://www.joesorocks.com/submit-your-story
  • Find Lauren at @laurenlmanzano on Instagram, @tankbbg on Twitter
  • Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae
  • Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram
  • Song Credits:
  • Sponsored by Avid Technology and our Patreon Supporters

Our 1-Year Anniversay + Interview with Jeanine Wright

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It’s our 1-year anniversary! And in honor of the occasion this episode features a special guest interview with SimpleCast COO, Jeanine Wright. In addition to being an executive, investor, attorney and mom, Jeanine also has a brain condition called a cavernous angioma and she shares her story with co-hosts Joe and Lauren plus of course she let’s us in on what her favorite nerdom is. The NeuroNerds podcast is actually hosted on SimpleCast’s platform so it was a real treat to record this episode at their studio! After a year of The NeuroNerds, what’s your favorite episode? Please share with us on our socials!

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Credits

  • Support The NeuroNerds podcast on Patreon and join our NeuroJedi High Council at www.Patreon.com/TheNeuroNerds- every month we donate a portion of the proceeds from our Patreon supporters to support an individual or charity in the stroke and brain injury survivor community. Our February Patreon Donation Spotlight is the American Heart Association which is a big supporter of stroke survivors and other heart related brain injuries.
  • Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano
  • Find Joe at http://joesorocks.com and @joesorocks on Twitter/Instagram and submit your stroke/brain injury recovery story at https://www.joesorocks.com/submit-your-story
  • Find Lauren at @laurenlmanzano on Instagram, @tankbbg on Twitter
  • Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae
  • Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram
  • Theme song produced by Sleep Deez, @sleepvision on Instagram, @sleepdeez on Twitter
  • Sponsored by Avid Technology and our Patreon Supporters

Spring Movie & TV Theories On The Brain

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Summary

Spring is bringing an explosion of nerdom on TV and movies and co-hosts Joe and Lauren have a lot of feelings, hopes and theories to talk about. In this episode, they discuss all the new Marvel movies coming out like Captain Marvel, Avengers End Game and more; the Game of Thrones final season; and more big TV and movie moments we’ve all been waiting for. Plus they talk about all the brain injury and PTSD references that are being featured in TV and film. Some spoiler alerts are ahead. What shows and movies are you most looking forward to? Please let us know on our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram!

Credits

  • Support The NeuroNerds podcast on Patreon and join our NeuroJedi High Council at Patreon.com/TheNeuroNerds- every month we donate a portion of the proceeds from our Patreon supporters to support an individual or charity in the stroke and brain injury survivor community. Our February Patreon Donation Spotlight is the American Heart Association which is a big supporter of stroke survivors and other heart related brain injuries.

  • Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano

  • Find Joe at http://joesorocks.com and @joesorocks on Twitter/Instagram and submit your stroke/brain injury recovery story at https://www.joesorocks.com/submit-your-story

  • Find Lauren at @laurenlmanzano on Instagram, @tankbbg on Twitter

  • Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae

  • Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram

  • Theme song produced by Sleep Deez, @sleepvision on Instagram, @sleepdeez on Twitter

  • Sponsored by Avid Technology and our Patreon Supporters


The Punisher, Jigsaw & TBI’s

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Summary

The latest season of Netflix and Marvel’s The Punisher is really putting a spotlight on TBI’s through the main villain, Billy Russo aka Jigsaw’s experience recovering from his brain injury. So naturally, our co-hosts Joe and Lauren are discussing this in detail along with touching on John Wick, PTSD and Joe’s most recent frustrations with his memory post-stroke. What are some of your biggest challenges post brain injury? Please share with us on our socials.

Credits

  • Unmasking Brain Injury was mentioned at the end of this episode and also featured in this current season of The Punisher. To learn more, go to http://unmaskingbraininjury.org..
  • Support The NeuroNerds podcast on Patreon and join our NeuroJedi High Council at www.Patreon.com/TheNeuroNerds- every month we donate a portion of the proceeds from our Patreon supporters to support an individual or charity in the stroke and brain injury survivor community. Our January Patreon Donation Spotlight was stroke survivor Ryan and his wife and caregiver, Anna Teale. February spotlight to TBA soon!
  • Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano
  • Find Joe at http://joesorocks.com and @joesorocks on Twitter/Instagram and submit your stroke/brain injury recovery story at https://www.joesorocks.com/submit-your-story
  • Find Lauren at @laurenlmanzano on Instagram, @tankbbg on Twitter
  • Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae
  • Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram
  • Theme song produced by Sleep Deez, @sleepvision on Instagram, @sleepdeez on Twitter
  • Sponsored by Avid Technology and our Patreon Supporters

Brain Buddy Interview with Stroke Survivors Never Quit

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It’s our 50th episode! Which means we’re just a few episodes away from our 1-year anniversary! In this episode Joe interviews another one of his #BrainBuddies, Jamie Coyle, creator of Stroke Survivors Never Quit. Former hockey player turned activist, Jamie suffered an adolescent stroke. She shares her recovery journey, dealing with people who don’t understand her deficits and how helping other survivors is her mission. Plus her partner, Kayla joins in to give some insight on being a support system for a loved who has suffered from a stroke. If you are a family member, partner or caregiver to a stroke survivor, what are some ways you support your loved one through their recovery journey and “new normal” life post-stroke?

Credits

  • Follow Jamie and Stroke Survivors Never Quit on Instagram at @strokesurvivorsneverquit.
  • Support The NeuroNerds podcast on Patreon and join our NeuroJedi High Council at www.Patreon.com/TheNeuroNerds- every month we donate a portion of the proceeds from our Patreon supporters to support an individual or charity in the stroke and brain injury survivor community. Our January Patreon Donation Spotlight was stroke survivor Ryan and his wife and caregiver, Anna Teale. February spotlight to TBA soon!
  • Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano
  • Find Joe at http://joesorocks.com and @joesorocks on Twitter/Instagram and submit your stroke/brain injury recovery story at https://www.joesorocks.com/submit-your-story
  • Find Lauren at @laurenlmanzano on Instagram, @tankbbg on Twitter
  • Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae
  • Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram
  • Theme song produced by Sleep Deez, @sleepvision on Instagram, @sleepdeez on Twitter
  • Sponsored by Avid Technology and our Patreon Supporters

Stroke of Genius Quantum Realm Interview

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Summary

In this episode our host Joe, interviews the creators of Stroke of Genius – stroke survivor, filmmaker and producer, Kyle Mengelkamp and his creative partner Liam Alexander. They talk about recovery, dealing with bullies, their new creative venture with Arianna Huffington’s new Thrive platform and their plans to share stories and build a community centered around triumph. What is your story of triumph? Share with us on our socials.

Credits

  • Follow Stroke of Genius on Instagram at @shareyourstrokeofgenius, follow Kyle at @thereelkylestyle and Liam at @leeumrulez. Follow Thrive at @thrive.
  • Support The NeuroNerds podcast on Patreon and join our NeuroJedi High Council at www.Patreon.com/TheNeuroNerds- every month we donate a portion of the proceeds from our Patreon supporters to support an individual or charity in the stroke and brain injury survivor community. Our January Patreon Donation Spotlight is stroke survivor Ryan and his wife and caregiver, Anna Teale.
  • Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano
  • Find Joe at http://joesorocks.com and @joesorocks on Twitter/Instagram and submit your stroke/brain injury recovery story at https://www.joesorocks.com/submit-your-story
  • Find Lauren at @laurenlmanzano on Instagram, @tankbbg on Twitter
  • Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae
  • Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram
  • Theme song produced by Sleep Deez, @sleepvision on Instagram, @sleepdeez on Twitter
  • Sponsored by Avid Technology and our Patreon Supporters

What is The NeuroNerds Podcast? 2019 Trailer

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Summary
A trailer, overview and slight infomercial for The NeuroNerds podcast.

Credits

  • Support The NeuroNerds podcast on Patreon and join our NeuroJedi High Council at www.Patreon.com/TheNeuroNerds

  • Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano

  • Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae

  • Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram

  • Theme song produced by Sleep Deez, @sleepvision on Instagram, @sleepdeez on Twitter

  • Sponsored by Avid Technology and our Patreon Supporters


Nerdy Marvel Scatting

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Summary

Off the cuff and jazzy, co-hosts Joe and Lauren scat their way through this uber nerdy episode with a focus on the MCU and all things Marvel. They’re talking potential Marvel spin-off shows with Loki and Bucky Barnes, the future of Netflix Marvel shows and their predictions for future films. Sort of Spoilers ahead! What are your predictions and hopes for the MCU in 2019?

Credits

  • Support The NeuroNerds podcast on Patreon and join our NeuroJedi High Council at www.Patreon.com/TheNeuroNerds- every month we donate a portion of the proceeds from our Patreon supporters to support an individual or charity in the stroke and brain injury survivor community. Our January Patreon Donation Spotlight is stroke survivor Ryan and his wife and caregiver, Anna Teale.

  • Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano

  • Find Joe at http://joesorocks.com and @joesorocks on Twitter/Instagram and submit your stroke/brain injury recovery story at https://www.joesorocks.com/submit-your-story

  • Find Lauren at @laurenlmanzano on Instagram, @tankbbg on Twitter

  • Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae

  • Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram

  • Theme song produced by Sleep Deez, @sleepvision on Instagram, @sleepdeez on Twitter

  • Sponsored by Avid Technology and our Patreon Supporters