There are a variety of symptoms associated with concussion, or mild TBI, but keep in mind that not all patients will have all of the symptoms. Typically, concussion patients demonstrate some combination of the following symptoms:
Other common symptoms of concussion, or mild TBI, include:
The chances of having ongoing problems is the same whether a patient is only dazed or actually loses consciousness for less than 30 minutes after the traumatic event. Another important fact is that after one brain injury, the risk of a second injury is three times greater, and after the second injury, the risk for a third brain injury is eight times greater than average. The more brain injuries that a person suffers, the greater the chance of having long-term problems.