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Retreats and Resources for those struggling with Post-Concussion Syndrome.

What is Post-Concussion Syndrome?

Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS) is diagnosed when the symptoms of a concussion are prolonged for more than six weeks.  The majority of people who suffer from a concussion will be asymptomatic within two weeks and fully functioning within four.  Yes- a concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI)!

 

Symptoms may include: headaches, dizziness, fatigue, sensitivity to light and noise, trouble concentrating, depression and/or anxiety, and sleep problems.  For a more comprehensive list of symptoms, click here.

In my mind, there are three qualities of Post-Concussion Syndrome that make the recovery particularly difficult: an unpredictable recovery timeline, functioning as an invisible injury, and understanding that we cannot isolate our brain.  The interaction of one point feeds the others, often leading to feelings of isolation.

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MEET CAIT

Hi, I'm Cait!  Ten years ago, I was diagnosed with Post-Concussion Syndrome after suffering a head injury.  Despite my best efforts, I struggled to find resources on PCS, and as a result, often felt isolated during my recovery.  My hope is that this site can provide access to information and connection for those impacted by Post-Concussion Syndrome.