In support of brain injury awareness month, take a moment to learn about the signs and symptoms of one of the most common brain injuries- concussions.
Someone who experiences a fall or blow to the head might not show physical bruises or lose consciousness, so it is important to recognize other common symptoms so that you can contact a doctor immediately.
- Blurred vision
- Dizziness and nausea
- Sensitivity to light or noise
Thinking & Remembering
- Not thinking clearly
- Having trouble concentrating
- Can’t remember new information
- Overly sad
- Easily angered
- More emotional than normal
- Sleeping more the usual
- Sleeping less than usual
Sources: webmd.com, mayoclinic.com