Brain Injury

Mild TBI: Mild Traumatic brain injury can range from loss of consciousness, confusion, disorientation that is temporary, headaches, difficulty thinking, memory problems, attention deficits, mood swings and frustration.  

Other Names For Mild TBI 

  • Concussion 

  • Minor head trauma 

  • Minor TBI 

  • Minor brain injury 

  • Minor head injury 

Can Be Overlooked by Medical Professionals 

  • 15% of people with mild TBI have symptoms that last one year or more. 

  • Defined as the result of the forceful motion of the head or impact causing a brief change in mental status (confusion, disorientation or loss of memory) or loss of consciousness for less than 30 minutes. 

  • Post injury symptoms are often referred to as post concussive syndrome. 

Common Symptoms of Mild TBI 

  • Fatigue 

  • Headaches 

  • Visual disturbances 

  • Memory loss 

  • Poor attention/concentration 

  • Sleep disturbances 

  • Dizziness/loss of balance 

  • Irritability-emotional disturbances 

  • Feelings of depression 

  • Seizures 

Other Symptoms Associated with Mild TBI 

  • Nausea 

  • Loss of smell 

  • Sensitivity to light and sounds 

  • Mood changes 

  • Getting lost or confused 

  • Slowness in thinking 

These symptoms may be delayed for weeks making diagnosis difficult.  

If you think you may have suffered a MILD TBI contact me and chat.