Concussion also known as Minor Head Injury - is commonly caused by falls, road crashes, assaults and sports accidents. It's temporary disturbance in the brain’s functioning as a result of a blow to the head. Some concussions cause you to lose consciousness, but most do not. It's possible to have a concussion and not realize it. 

In many cases, concussions are not easy to pin point specially in the midst of a sports event. It can be an evolving condition with symptoms taking time to display. As a matter of fact, it requires honestly from the patient (what he/she is actually experiencing). Some of the common symptoms may include:

  • Headache

  • Dizziness

  • Confusion

  • Temporary loss of consciousness 

  • Amnesia surrounding the traumatic event

  • Ringing in the ears

  • Nausea & Vomiting

  • Delayed response to questions

  • Fatigue

In many cases these symptoms resolve themselves within a few days or weeks. However, in some cases problems can persist for months,...

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