Signs & Symptoms

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A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury usually caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head, or by sudden deceleration of the head causing movement of the brain within the skull. Make sure you see a physician, if you have any questions.

This is a serious and potentially life threatening injury that should be evaluated by a trained medical professional.

Signs and symptoms may include any or all of the following to a varying degree:

  • Difficulty thinking clearly
  • Feeling slowed down
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Difficulty remembering new information
  • Headache
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Balance problems
  • Dizziness
  • Fuzzy or blurred vision
  • Feeling tired
  • Sensitivity to noise or light
  • Irritability
  • Sadness
  • Emotional
  • Nervousness or anxiety
  • Abnormal sleep patterns