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Facts About Brain Injury

Here is what the Center for Disease Control says about traumatic brain injury (tbi)  and concussions in their brain injury patient fact sheet:

Facts about Brain Injury

A blow or jolt to the head can cause a type of mild brain injury called a concussion.  Some symptoms of a concussion are:

  • Persistent low-grade headaches
  • Having more trouble than usual remembering things, concentrating, or making decisions
  • Feeling tired all the time
  • Feeling sad, anxious, or listless
  • Becoming easily irritated for little or no reason

For more information on brain and head injury: danger signs, symptoms, tips for getting better, and where to go for help, you can download an 24 page brochure from the CDC site entitled "Facts About Brain Injury"

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