Traumatic Brain Injury
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can range from mild, moderate, or severe. TBI symptoms can present themselves in a variety of ways. Your life can change in a variety of ways depending on the severity of the injury. All of the types of brain injuries outlined below at TBI’s, including concussions, which are sometimes categorizes as mTBI’s.
A blow to the head or forceful whiplash of the head can cause a concussion. Your brain rattles against your skull when you have a concussion. Every person that suffers from a concussion will be affected differently. A common effect of a concussion is a change in brain function. Not properly treating a concussion can cause long-term side effects like stutters and other speech impediments or lost memory.
Symptoms of a concussion include fatigue, ringing in the ears, nausea and vomiting, memory loss, falling, confusion, and headache. If you have been hit on the head, you should seek medical attention immediately.