Brain Injury Awareness Month
Brain injuries can have a significant impact on the lives of those affected by them. Depending on the severity of the injury, symptoms may range from mild to severe and can include headaches, dizziness, confusion, memory loss, seizures, and coma. Some people may experience long-term effects such as cognitive impairment, depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This is why prevention is important. Some effective prevention methods include:
Brain injuries are a serious public health issue that affect millions around the country. If either yourself or a loved one experiences a head injury, it is important to seek medical attention as soon as possible. Be sure to also follow up with a healthcare provider for ongoing care and support if need be.
If you or a loved one have experienced an injury as a result of an accident for which you are not at fault for, contact us today for a free consultation.