Head Injuries

Could a concussion cause a decreased appetite?

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  • ADr. Matthew Evans, MD, Sports Medicine, answered on behalf of Intermountain Healthcare

    A decreased appetite is not uncommon with a concussion. Nausea is one of the most common concussion symptoms and can be perceived as a lack of appetite. Other concussion symptoms that can contribute to lack of appetite are headache and increased fatigue.

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