What are some of the common signs and symptoms of a concussion?

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Anytime you’ve had a blow to your head, even something a simple as playing sports or a fall, and you have significant sign of concussion or even a more serious brain injury.

Nausea, vomiting and dizziness are also common symptoms of concussion after an injury to the head.  Loss of consciousness does not have to occur to have a concussion.  Actually it only occurs in about ten percent of concussions.  Some of the other signs that you can have with concussions are inability to concentrate well.  Even emotional ability, meaning you change your mood, or seem more depressed.  Sometimes amnesia can occur after an injury to the head which may all be signs of concussion.

With any significant sign of concussion seek emergency medical attention. Five Star Emergency Room, has specially trained nurses and physicians to immediately evaluate you or your loved one and evaluate you for a concussion.