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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 ›
A Mix of Symptoms: More and more is being learned about concussions. Obvious symptoms may include fatigue, nausea, blurred vision, pain upon light exposure.And headaches. Subtle symptoms include " muddy thinking", slow reflexive response, poor school work etc.Final resolution may take months. There are validated tests and specialists for proper evaluation and they should be used.These symptoms are the syndrome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there stages to Post Concussion Syndrome? Can you tell when it's at its worse and when it starts to decline? Currently 7 weeks out from concussion.
Informal progression: The most severe point is the period of the injury, followed by the next 24-36 hrs. Then within the next 4-6 weeks, symptoms resolve, and "post-concussional pathology" departs. Lingering symptoms such as headaches and emotional reactions can persist, but if cognitive issues remain, this suggests a more permanent brain injury and needs to be evaluated. ...Read more
Professional help: The word syndrome signifies multiple symptoms that often occur together. However only one or more symptoms may afflict any individual. In above syndrome symptoms are headaches, dizziness, ataxia, memory impairment, word finding difficulty, anxiety and depression. You often need physician's help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post concussion: Post concussion syndrome can be associated with persistent headache, dizziness, irritability, sleep problems and cognitive changes. The degree of symptomology depends on the extent of the original injury, and in the case of athletes, the number of prior injuries. Pain medications, anti-depressants, cognitive therapy can be helpful. It important to avoid re-injury, ...Read more
What kind of tests are used by a neuropsychologist? Going there for post concussion syndrome, a little worried?
Neuropsychology test: The testing used by neuropsychology are to examine your cognitive functions. The examination is usually answering a set of questions and a clinical eviation. They do not hurt or are invasive. The testing does usually take a few hours so be prepared to spend half a day. ...Read more
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