|Motor Vehicle Crashes.||Stroke (Hemorrhage blood clot)|
|Sports/ Recreation Injuries.||Infectious Disease (Meningitis, Encephalitis Seizure)|
|Abusive Head Trauma||Seizure|
|Gunshot Wounds||Electric Shock|
|Child Abuse||Metabolic Disorders|
|Domestic Violence||Neurotoxic Poisoning (Carbon Monoxide, Lead Exposure)|
The most common brain injuries are: Traumatic Brain Injury, Acquired Brain injury.
The prognosis for mild TBI is generally better than for moderate TBI, and the prognosis for moderate TBI is usually better than for severe TBI. With concussion (mild TBI), most people recover most or all of their brain function within 3 months of injury, most of them recovering earlier.
Despite the initial hospitalization and inpatient rehabilitation services, about 50 per cent of people with TBI will experience further declines in their daily lives or die within 5 years of the injury. Some of the health consequences of TBI can be avoided or reduced
The great majority of recovery from traumatic brain injury takes place within two years of injury; after that, the brain-injured patient faces an uncertain future. In some patients, further, improvement is seen as late as 5-10 years after injury
A disability applicant with long-term physical and mental difficulties due to severe TBI may be eligible for Social Security Disability Benefits. If you have suffered a traumatic brain injury that prevents you from working, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability Benefits..
Try to get proper sleep at night,Increase the activity slowly,Avoid alcohol, drugs, and caffeine,Eat brain-healthy foods,Stay hydrated by drinking a lot of water.
Mild traumatic brain injury may have a temporary effect on your brain cells. More serious traumatic brain injury can lead to bruising, torn tissues, bleeding, and other physical damage to the brain. These injuries may result in long-term complications or death.
Nausea and lack of balance/coordination often occur when someone’s brain is damaged. Depending on the part of the brain affected, any number of other physical symptoms, such as weakness, dizziness, vomiting, blindness, paralysis, or worse, may also occur
The most common short-term complications associated with TBIs include cognitive impairment, difficulties with sensory processing and communication, immediate seizures, leakage of hydrocephalus, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), vascular or cranial nerve injuries, tinnitus, organ failure, and polytrauma.