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Alternative Treatments For Post Concussion Syndrome
Post concussion syndrome possible brain stem contussion + whiplash injury. Details in my symptoms section. Looking for additional treatment options.
Concussion: Absolutely, no contraindication.Get a more detailed answer ›
Unclear: I am not sure where you are going, but if you are having continued symptoms after a concussion, post-concussive syndrome, I would recommend evaluation by a physician to make sure that you don't have a more serious reason for continued symptoms. You have nothing to worry about, get evaluated by a physician ...Read more
I was told i could have post concussion syndrome or something like that. Could I have it from something that happened a year ago?
Yes: Post concussion syndrome although usually short lived, days to weeks, following a concussion can in a minority of patients last for over a year. Symptoms include headache, dizziness, fatigue, anxiety, insomnia , difficulty concentrating, noise and light sensitivity. If you have not already had further diagnostic studies such as MRI and possibly neuro psych testing would consider. See neurologist. ...Read more
Work with PT/OT: The post-concussive symptoms of dizziness may be very uncomfortable. Physical and occupational therapists have specialized training to help with this. Work with them to build up your confidence and to overcome the symptoms of dizziness. That will ultimately help with the psychological issues. ...Read more
I have post concussion syndrome and my headache is keeping me awake. Is there anything i can do to help me get to sleep?
Yes: Best approach is to treat the headache, both preventatively and proactively, but sleep patterns often get disrupted following head injury. Prefer you seek doctor, and design a program. Some otc approaches might include melatonin, and the head pain might respond to aleve, (naproxen) but far safer to have your doc evaluate all of this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have had post concussion syndrome for 4 months. My job exacerbates symptoms. Am I prolonging recovery or making recovery feel harder?
Post concussion syndrome for 14 months cleared for activity not contact when can I be cleared for contact I'm 17 and figure skate and play rugby.
All are different: All concussions are not the same. Some are more severe than others. You need to be mindful to the physicians advice. ...Read more
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