Brain injuries can be horrible, but there are many things people don’t know about them. Here are some answers to a few common questions about brain injuries.
Is a concussion a brain injury?
Yes, concussions are considered a traumatic brain injury (TBI). This question comes up a lot this time of year with football getting back in full swing. When it comes to concussions, you should always treat them seriously and never try to walk them off.
What is it like to have a traumatic brain injury (TBI)?
A TBI can be a nightmare that terrorizes people with many long-term problematic effects. Some of these include forgetfulness, migraines, depression, and more. If you or a loved one show these symptoms after an accident that impacted the head, seek medical attention as quickly as possible.
Is traumatic brain injury permanent?
Depending on the severity, traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can lead to negative effects that stick with you for your entire life. However, there are treatments that can help and, in some cases, it may be possible to reverse the effects of the injury.
Can a brain injury cause mental illness?
Severe brain injuries can lead to mood swings, changes in personality, and depression. Conditions that happen after repeated blows to the head, such as CTE, have been linked to the development of dementia.
This blog post should not be taken as medical or legal advice.
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