Ottawa Car Accident Injuries – Brain Injury

Recognizing Common Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can manifest in various ways, affecting a person’s life. Here are some of the most common symptoms classified into different categories:

Physical Symptoms

  • seizures of all types
  • muscle spasticity
  • double vision, blurred vision, or low vision
  • blindness
  • loss of smell or taste
  • slow or slurred speech
  • headaches or migraines
  • fatigue, increased need for sleep
  • balance problems

Cognitive Symptoms

  • short or long-term memory loss
  • slowed ability to process information
  • trouble concentrating or paying attention for periods of time
  • difficulty keeping up with a conversation, and other communication difficulties such as problems finding words
  • spatial disorientation
  • organizational problems and impaired judgement
  • unable to do more than one thing at a time
  • a lack of initiating activities, or once started, difficulty in completing tasks without a reminder

Emotional Symptoms

  • increased anxiety
  • depression and mood swings
  • impulsive behavior
  • more easily agitated
  • egocentric behaviors, difficulty seeing how behavior can affect others

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