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
Minor head trauma
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
Dizziness/loss of balance
Feelings of depression
Other Symptoms Associated with Mild TBI
Loss of smell
Sensitivity to light and sounds
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.