A mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI)
A mild TBI can cause life altering changes to a person’s life, job, & family.. it can also increase the risk of suicide.
Common symptoms after a mild traumatic brain injury may include: headaches, memory loss, anxiety, depression, inability to focus or concentrate, blurred vision, nausea, committing, difficulty walking, word loss, inability to speak or hear, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
PTSD is a severe anxiety disorder that can occur after seeing or experienceing an event that causes psychological trauma. It can occur after an car accident causing a brain injury. In turn, a person with PTSD can become depressed, suicidal, develop insomnia.Treatment is often thearpy combined with medication.
If you sustained PTSD as a result of a Chicago car accident, contact us for a free evaluation.