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What is a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)?
A TBI refers to any trauma or blow to the head that causes the blood vessels in the brain to be stretched and the nerves to be damaged, resulting in the disruption of its normal functioning.
While the symptoms vary depending upon the severity of the TBI, the following are the most common signs and symptoms, among others:
- Persistent and painful headaches
- Difficulty concentrating
- Memory loss
- Loss of coordination
If you were involved in any type of accident and are experiencing one or more of the above symptoms, it is critical that you seek immediate medical attention. The sooner you are treated, the better your chances are of fully recovering.”