Like adults, children are also not spared from the risk of injury, including brain concussions. Brain concussions in children can occur when they are playing, joking or stumble certain objects, which seem trivial but in fact vulnerable to hazards to the health of the brain organ.
Symptoms of brain concussion in children must be known by the parents, because the child may not be able to express what they feel properly. Often, cases of brain concussion in children are considered insignificant by the parents so that the healing action becomes too late.
According to a health study in the United States, every year nearly two million Americans were treated for traumatic brain injury, with a percentage of 75 percent of them had brain concussion.
Then, how to recognize signs of brain concussion in children?
Brain concussions in children are generally caused by a blow to the head. However, it can also occur when the head and upper body experienced a very severe shock. Symptoms may ‘smooth’ and not always immediately visible, so it’s important for parents to pay attention to the condition of a child who had just exposed two causes of brain concussion above.
Among the characteristics of brain concussion in children are headaches or feeling depressed in the head, irritability and difficulty concentrating, confusion or dizziness, there is buzzing in the ears, sensitivity to light and sound increased, nausea or vomiting, impaired when talking, fatigue.
Well, we parents when seeing some of the characteristics of the symptoms of concussion in children it should immediately take them to the doctor for tests and further treatment.