Shaken Baby Syndrome symptoms
Shaken Baby Syndrome

Symptoms could include:

  • It's up to you to help others know and understand how your epilepsy affects you. With knowledge comes understanding.
  • Seizures are changes in the brain's electrical activity that cause violent shaking and loss of bodily control. Bruises can result from injuries sustained during a seizure.
  • Temporal lobe epilepsy is one of twenty different kinds of epilepsy. It is characterized by recurring seizures that stem from the medial or lateral temporal lobes of the brain.
  • It is normal to have periods of low energy when one needs to rest and recuperate. However, if low energy persists and a person continually feels sluggish, disinterested in life, and has low energy, the situation should be investigated by a physician.
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Separated sutures are large gaps in the skull of an infant that are not typical. A young child's head is composed of six bony plates that fuse together as the child ages. The edges of the plates are connected and form what is known as a suture. Su...
  • Hypersomnia is a condition that causes a patient to feel sleepy throughout the day.
  • A fracture is a broken bone that typically occurs when a bone is impacted by more force or pressure than it can support. In an open fracture, the ends of the broken bone tear the skin.
  • Each trimester is marked by a baby's growth and by body changes in the mother.
  • Motion sickness is a sensation of wooziness that usually occurs when someone is traveling by car, boat, plane, or train. It can cause an upset stomach, nausea, cold sweats, dizziness, and headache.
  • Lightheadedness is feeling as if you might faint. Your body may feel heavy while your head feels as if it is not getting enough blood.
  • A black eye is usually the result of trauma to the head or face – particularly the nose, resulting in bleeding beneath the skin which results in discoloration or bruising. Most black eyes are not serious, but sometimes can be an indicator of a medical emergency, such as a skull fracture.
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • A black eye is when the capillaries beneath the skin around the eyes have broken, blood enters the surrounding tissue and discolors it, giving the appearance of bruising.
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