What are some symptoms of pediatric concussions?

Common symptoms of pediatric concussions include physical, cognitive, emotional, and/or somatic (sleep) symptoms.

These symptoms may include:

  • headaches
  • fatigue
  • sensitivity to noise or light
  • dizziness or balance problems
  • nausea and/or vomiting
  • ringing in ears
  • seeing stars of flashing lights
  • slurred speech
  • mental fog
  • trouble concentrating
  • memory problems
  • unexpected emotional outbursts
  • irritability
  • sadness
  • nervousness
  • changes to normal sleep patterns