“What at first seemed like just a knock on the head, turned quickly into a full-blown trauma,”says author Joan Ryan , recalling her son's brain injury . “In the ambulance, he became extremely agitated, a sign of a traumatic brain injury.”
Once someone receives a blow to the head, any number of signs can indicate a brain injury. It’s also possible that there may not be any obvious indication at first. But most brain injuries do reveal symptoms that help people diagnose and treat brain injury.
What are some signs and symptoms of brain injury?
A brain injury can affect a person physically and psychologically, and sometimes the symptoms don't appear immediately.
In milder injuries like concussions, the symptoms of brain injury may include:
Any lapse in consciousness