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What are some signs of a concussion?

Talk to your doctor if you or someone you know has any of the following signs of a concussion:·      

  • Appears dazed
  • Noticeable balance problems
  • Answers questions slowly
  • Frequent sleep interruptions
  • Changes in mood or behavior
  • Headache or “pressure” in the head
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Problems remembering or concentrating
  • Sensitivity to light or noise

Sources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Injury Prevention & Control: Traumatic Brain Injury. Accessed July 20, 2015

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Traumatic brain injury in the United States: epidemiology and rehabilitation.. Accessed July 20, 2015

National Institutes of Health. Traumatic brain injury (TBI): Condition Information. . Accessed July 21, 2015

Current Concepts In Concussion: Evaluation And Management by Scorza KA, Raleigh MF, O’Connor FG (Am Fam Physician )

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 08/15
Created: 09/00

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