Concussion - The Basics
We're hearing quite a bit in the news about concussion, a condition that's related to Migraine and headaches, especially as it relates to both professional and high school athletes. Since there are some misconceptions about concussion, including that you have to hit your head to have a concussion and that you have to lose consciousness to have a concussion, it's time to take a look at the basics of concussion.
A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head. Concussions can also occur from a fall or blow to the body that causes the head and grain to move back and forth quickly. Concussion cal occur without loss of consciousness also. Doctors may describe a concussion as a "mild" brain injury because concussions are usually not life-threatening. Still, the effects of concussions can be quite serious...
You can find more information about concussion in Concussion - The Basics.
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