Yes, recent statistics indicate concussions in children in the United States are increasing, particularly among adolescent athletes.
A diagnostic blood test for concussions, which could reduce the need for CT scans in some cases, has been officially approved by the FDA.
Traumatic brain injury recovery involves identifying your symptoms, obtaining the proper diagnosis from a medical professional, and undergoing treatment.
Recent concussion statistics show female soccer players in high school are at a high risk and falls are a consistent leading cause, as well.
Head injury symptoms include cognitive, sensory, behavioral and emotional changes. Headaches, nausea and sensitivity to light are several examples.
Every brain injury is unique, and therefore, there isn't a definitive timeline on exactly how long your concussion will last.
There are many different types of brain injuries, including: anoxic injuries, contusions, concussions, and infections.
Memory loss, headaches, lack of balance, dizziness, trouble sleeping and mood swings are just some symptoms of TBI you should look for.