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When you suffer a traumatic head injury following an accident or clinical negligence, you may be affected in a number of different ways, such as:
A brain injury may cause you difficulty in moving or keeping balance and a loss of co-ordination. You may also experience headaches and increased tiredness.
Some head injuries can damage your pituitary gland, a pea-sized gland in the centre of the head, resulting in the low production of hormones (powerful chemicals that have a wide range of effects on your body) .
Senses may be affected by a head injury, for example, you may lose your sense of taste or smell which can affect your appetite. You may develop visual blind spots or be unable to control your body temperature properly, so that you feel too hot or too cold.
Following a head injury, your ability to think, process information and solve problems may be affected. You may suffer memory problems, particularly with your short-term memory, and have difficulty with your speech and communication skills.
Emotional or Behavioural Effects
Following a severe head injury, you may experience changes to your feelings and behaviour. For example, you may feel irritated, angry or selfish. You may be less sensitive to other people’s feelings or lose your inhibitions and behave in a way that other people consider inappropriate. You may also laugh or cry more than before your injury.
HeadinjuryUK : Here to Understand and to Help
At HeadinjuryUK our experienced head injury solicitors understand that everyone’s brain injury and its effects differ, and can provide early access to specialist rehabilitation as part of a claim, when appropriate. If you want to find our more about how we can help you or someone you know, please contact Clare Langford of Headinjury UK.
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