Signs of a brain injury you need to know

Signs of a brain injury you need to know

If you have been in a trucking accident, or have otherwise become injured, you may wonder if there is more damage than you initially experienced. The reality is that some injuries might not be fully apparent until a while after the initial injury.

The reality is that it can be important to know the signs of a brain injury. The more aware you are of the signs, the easier it will be for you to get the help you need.

Mental signs to look out for

A traumatic brain injury can have a significant impact on your mental function. For example, a brain injury can lead to increased levels of anxiety, as well as mood swings. It can also cause irritability and insomnia. Some may also notice that they are more forgetful, or that their personality seems to have changed.

Physical signs to look out for

Beyond the mental signs that can hint at brain damage, there are many physical signs as well. Some may experience more headaches, while others could notice things like jaw tension and tightness. Injuries to the brain could also affect your vision, as well as your hearing. Some of these symptoms might be apparent right away, while others may barely be noticeable, only to get worse as time goes on.

An accident can be a difficult thing to go through. However, the more you know about how to identify the symptoms of a brain injury, the easier it will be for you to get the support that you need.

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