Physical Symptoms Following Brain Injury

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Physical symptoms following traumatic brain injury are common. In fact, the most common symptom following traumatic brain injury is a headache. There also can be a variety of different physical symptoms including visual disturbance, changes in one’s ability to perceive what is seen, can be hearing problems whether it be ringing in the ear or other changes in one’s ability to hear. There are balance issues that are associated with traumatic brain injury and even the loss of sense of smell and taste can be due to traumatic brain injury. An experienced traumatic brain injury attorney will be able to assist the individual in identifying these symptoms.

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Oftentimes the medical community doesn’t look for all of the physical symptoms following traumatic brain injury but an experienced brain injury attorney will. There is different treatment for a variety of these symptoms and an experienced brain injury attorney will know where to go in the medical community to get this treatment and they can guide their client in that direction.

Brain injury victims typically experience physical symptoms after their injury. Common physical symptoms following TBI can include the following:

  • Headaches or pressure in head
  • Fatigue or feeling tired
  • Dizziness or balance problems
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Bothered by noise
  • Change in smell
  • Sense of taste or food preference altered
  • Vision problems-focusing or blank spots
  • Hearing loss
  • Ringing in ears
  • Numbness or tingling

 

While the physical symptoms alone can be debilitating and disabling, when combined with the Behavioral Symptoms, Cognitive Symptoms, and Sleep Changes that typically result from Traumatic Brain Injury, there is oftentimes little doubt as to the global impact these changes have on all areas of the brain injury survivor’s life.

If you or a loved one has been a victim of someone’s negligence and is experiencing physical symptoms following a brain injury, we strongly recommend you contact Randy Rozek today to learn about your rights, and then to get the professional legal expertise you need.