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What are the symptoms of anoxic anoxia?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

There are a variety of symptoms that a person with brain injury might experience. These include:

  • Loss of consciousness
  • Vision changes
  • Dizziness
  • Coma
  • Headache
  • Confusion

However, it is possible for individuals experiencing anoxic anoxia to not suffer from many of these symptoms. Generally, however, anoxic anoxia will make a person lose consciousness. If a large amount of brain cells have been killed, it is possible that the individual will never regain consciousness and may die. In other cases, memory, sensory, movement, and reasoning/thinking skills are adversely affected.

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