What is a concussion?
What exactly is a concussion?
What are its causes and symptoms?
What should you do if you have one?
Here are 3 things you need to know about concussions:
- Anyone can have a concussion. Concussion is a head injury caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head. Falls are the number one cause. And baseline testing is one of the best ways to be prepared in case of concussion.
- Concussion symptoms vary from person to person. Some show up right after the injury, some might appear days or weeks later. They can last from a few days to weeks or months. Symptoms may include vomiting, dizziness, headaches, vision problems, difficulty concentrating, and increased anxiety.
- Concussion is treatable. If properly treated, most patients recover from concussions in 2 to 3 weeks.
Take charge of your health!
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