Signs and Symptoms of a Traumatic Brain Injury

The signs and symptoms of a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) can be either subtle or obvious depending on the severity of the injury.

Some common signs and symptoms of a TBI include:

+Headaches or neck pain that do not go away;
+Difficulty remembering, concentrating, or making decisions;
+Slowness in thinking, speaking, acting, or reading;
+Getting lost or easily confused;
+Feeling tired all of the time, having no energy or motivation;
+Mood changes (feeling sad or angry for no reason);
+Changes in sleep patterns (sleeping a lot more or having a hard time sleeping);
+Light‐headedness, dizziness, or loss of balance;
+Urge to vomit (nausea);
+Increased sensitivity to lights, sounds, or distractions;
+Blurred vision or eyes that tire easily;
+Loss of sense of smell or taste; and
+Ringing in the ears

(Obtained from www.bianys.org)

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