Any blow to the head can be worrying, no matter how minor it may seem at first. The brain is extremely delicate and the skull cannot protect it from everything. Even a slight knock can have life-changing effects, so it is vital to seek medical attention immediately if you suffer any form of head injury. Furthermore, you will need to pay careful attention to your health over the following weeks as the symptoms of a traumatic brain injury do not always present themselves immediately.
In a recent article, we looked at the effects a brain injury can have on your health and well-being. As we saw, every injury is different and the effects can be devastating. Your entire way of life could be altered and you may even be left in need of long-term care and support. It could affect your ability to work and you might find yourself unable to interact with friends and family as well as you used to.