Post Concussion syndrome

Post Concussion syndrome is a complex disorder in which various symptoms such as headaches and dizziness last for weeks and sometimes months after the injury that caused the concussion.   Concussions is a mild traumatic brain injury that usually happens after a blow to the head.

Overview:   Concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that usually happens after a below to the head.  It can also occur with violent shaking and movement of the head or body.  You don't have to lose consciousness to get a concussion or post-concussion syndrome.  In fact, the risk of post-concussion syndrome doesn't appear to be associated with the severity of the initial injury. 

In most people, symptoms occur within the first 7 to 10 days and go away within three months sometimes they can persist for a year or more.

The goal of  treatment after concussion is to effectively manage your symptoms. 

Symptoms:     Post-concussion symptoms include:  Headaches, Dizziness, Fatigue, Irritability, Anxiety, Insomnia, Loss of concentration and memory, Ringing in the ears, Blurry vision, Noise and light sensitivity, Rarely, decreases in taste and smell.

Post-concussion headaches can vary and may feel like