Signs and Symptoms of Concussion

Signs & Symptoms of Concussion

Immediate symptoms may include vacant stare, disorientation, slurred speech, nausea and vomiting, headache, and dizziness.

Ongoing symptoms may also develop.

Each person may report a variety of symptoms that impair their daily activities

Physical symptoms:

Sleep symptoms:
Emotional symptoms:

Cognitive symptoms:

Concussion and Dizziness

Up to 79% of people report dizziness or vertigo and 56% report balance issues post-concussion. The vestibular system is a small and fragile structure located in the inner ear within the skull. Trauma to the head can cause damage to the vestibular system. The following vestibular-related conditions may occur: