A 28-year-old female asked:
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is it possible that anxiety and depression after my concussion(3months ago)can cause me to feel headaches,dizzines and huge fear of getting hurt again?

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Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Concussions are diffucult to treat. I treat many each year. Headaches, fatigue are very common. Fear of re-injury is normal. Those with depression or anxitey diagnosis prior to their concussion tend to see these issues worsen somewhat. These folks also seem to take longer to get back to 'normal'. The dizziness can be helped by a good Physcal Therapist or Chiropracter trained to treat concussi
Answered on Jan 2, 2018
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