Articles Tagged with head injuries

head-1058432_1280-300x200Many injuries may not manifest themselves right away, including head injuries. Immediately following the accident, you’re body is charged with adrenaline. You may also feel shaken up and somewhat disoriented, which is totally natural under the circumstances. 

Many people, unfortunately, ignore the symptoms that arise later. Listen to your body and get a thorough exam by your doctor if you don’t feel right a few days later. Head injuries can be especially difficult to self-diagnose because the symptoms are often subjective. A doctor or other medical professional can help determine whether you have suffered a concussion or other head injury.  

Symptoms of a Head Injury

An illustration of the brainWe wrote a post not too long ago about traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), many of which are caused by car accidents. One of the most common symptoms of a TBI is memory loss, which is often difficult to diagnose and can be even harder to treat. If you’ve been in a car accident and are wondering if you may be suffering from memory loss, we hope that this post gets you pointed in the right direction.  

The Symptoms of Memory Loss

Memory loss can often be difficult to detect as the symptoms are mostly subjective. Even after an accident, many victims don’t want to admit to themselves that they are having memory problems, let alone anyone else. The accident may have also caused the victim to suffer from anxiety or depression as a result of the accident, which can also mask the symptoms of memory loss. Here are some common symptoms of memory loss following an accident:

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