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Concussion recovery timeline

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Choline: No, I don't think choline would be very helpful for post concussion syndrome

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Dr. Albert Melaragno
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Don't think: it will have any detrimental effect
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: repetitive head juries must be reexamined, reevaluated and if necessary, scanned. I suggest a neurological consultation.
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: You are right. Even small hit cause prolonged recovery if it happened 2 or 3 times.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Depends on symptoms: After a concussion, you want to avoid activities which may exacerbate the concussion. In particular, you want to avoid activities where you may hit yo... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Cognitive impairment: Concussions leading to post-concussion syndrome impair cognition over time. The medical research in marijuana is nascent, but what is known is that ov... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
Yes. That's why you : have to refrain from playing contact sports until you no longer have Post-Concussive Syndrome. Check in regularly with your doctor & a Sports Medi... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Gaya
Neurology 29 years experience
Brain power: I have found very useful resting, with adequate sleep time. Some patients benefit from cholinesterase inhibitors like Aricept or exelon (rivastigmi... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
Can you say acetam..: If possible, no pain medications should be taken if a concussion is suspected. If pain medication is necessary, acetaminophen is fine. Avoid NSAIDS i... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Do NOT worry: Minor bumps do not usually cause any brain injury and should not adversely affect recovery from concussion.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
All additive and: needs to be evaluated by a sports med doctor, who is conversant with knowing latest concussion protocol, working with neuropsychologists, who may use ... Read More

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