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Postconcussion Syndrome

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by Lewy J

(PCS; Persistent PCS)


Risk Factors

Factors that may increase your chance of having PCS include:


PCS symptoms vary from person-to-person. Headache is the most common and earliest symptom of PCS.
Other symptoms may include:
  • Lightheadedness
  • Balance problems
  • Nausea
  • Vision problems
  • Being very sensitive to noise and/or light
  • Depression
  • Mood swings
  • Anxiety
  • Irritability
  • Memory problems
  • Concentration problems
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Feeling tired all the time


Brain Injury Association of America
National Help Line: 800-444-6443

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention



Canadian Psychiatric Association

Ontario Brain Injury Association



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