Thursday, April 21, 2011
Levels of Brain Injury
Injuries to the brain are sustained when a force impacts the head, either from without or within. For all types and levels of brain injury, the symptoms can include numbness and weakness in the extremities, extreme drowsiness, headache, dizziness, vision problems, slurred speech, vomiting or nausea, loss of consciousness and cognitive issues. Any brain injury can be devastating, whether traumatic or acquired, but the type and level of injury determines treatment and prognosis. Read more about the types and levels of brain injury.