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What increases my likelihood for a successful anoxic brain injury recovery?

Although recovery from an anoxic brain injury can be unpredictable, some factors can increase your likelihood for a more successful outcome. The less time you were unconscious and the less time you were deprived of oxygen, the better the outcome. In addition, being young can help. Research indicates that people under 25 years old have a higher likelihood of a successful recovery.

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What is an anoxic brain injury?
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Is an anoxic brain injury serious?
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How does the length of a coma relate to anoxic brain injury outcomes?
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