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
- Nausea or vomiting
- Balance problems
- Fuzzy or blurred vision
- Feeling tired
- Sensitivity to noise or light
- Nervousness or anxiety
- Abnormal sleep patterns