How Long Can Post Concussion Syndrome Last?

Q:
How long can post concussion syndrome last?

A:
Symptoms and effects of Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS) may persist for days, weeks, months or even years following a concussion.

PCS symptoms may include:

  • anxiety
  • depression
  • difficulty sleeping, excessive daytime sleeping or inability to fall asleep
  • dizziness/vertigo
  • irritability
  • nausea, headaches
  • personality changes
  • physical fatigue
  • sensitivity to light and sound
  • “Brain Fog” resulting in short-term memory loss, poor attention and concentration

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