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Long-Term Effects After Suffering A Concussion

Most concussions resolve within 2 to 4 weeks however some concussions can have symptoms lasting months to years.  

This symptoms can include:

    • headaches
    • balance difficulties
    • confusion/short term memory loss
    • dizziness
    • fatigue
    • sensitivity to light/sound
    • mood changes
    • vision changes

Research is also finding that there are some more serious long term cognitive effects associated with a concussion.   It has been shown that even a minor brain injury can almost double the chances of acquiring Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, and Depression/Anxiety.  

 

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