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:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Concussion is treatable. If properly treated, most patients recover from concussions in 2 to 3 weeks.

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