Physical Issues


Physical Issues after Brain Injury can include:

Physical – Eating
45. Food cravings
46. Eating less / more than usual
47. Heartburn / indigestion / upset stomach
48. Losing weight

Physical – Head
49. Headache(s)
50. Stabbing pain(s) in your head

Physical – Hearing
51. Hearing music others don’t
52. Ears ringing (tinnitus)

Physical – Pain
53. Backache or back pain
54. General body aches
55. Joint painf or stiffness
56. Neck pain
57. Touch feels like pain

Physical – Sleep
58. Waking up too early
59. Being fatigued / tired

60. Difficulty falling asleep
61. Waking up during the night
62. Sleeping too much

Physical – Vision
63. Trouble seeing at night
64. Being sensitive to light
65. Double/blurred vision
66. Spots, floaters,  or blind spots

Physical – Sensations
67. Your skin feels like it’s crawling
68. Feeling like you’ve gained weight
69. Sensitivity to cold
70. Sensitivity to noise, sounds
71. Smelling odors / fragrances that others don’t smell

Physical – General
72. Feeling dizzy / have vertigo
73. Your heart races or pounds
74. Hot flashes or sudden feelings of warmth
75. Losing consciousness / fainting
76. Metallic taste in your mouth
77. Muscles spasms or twitching
78. Muscle weakness
79. Seizures

80. Nausea
81. Sexual desire feeling “off”
82. Skin breaking out / acne
83. Hands or feet swelling
84. Vomiting

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3 thoughts on “Physical Issues”

  1. BB – Your comments about Physical Issues inspired me to share this:

    Some of the physical side effects of a brain concussion can include

    dysmetria http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dysmetria

    Terms:

    alertness http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alertness
    attention – attention span http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attention_span
    hemiparesis (weakness) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemiparesis

    X-ref: reticular formation of the brain stem, cerebellar cognitive affective syndrome, etc.

    – Charles

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  2. That does not sound good at all. I’m not a doctor, but I think you should go see one. If your pupils are unevenly dilated, that tells me something may be wrong.

    Please seek qualified medical help.

    Seriously. Get help.

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