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what is a concusion

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Head injury?: Symptoms of a concussion can include a headache as well as nausea or vomiting. You may feel dizzy or lose balance. You might find that bright lights ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Concussion : This is basically caused by the brain hitting the skull or the skull hitting it due to injury. The brain sits in fluid. Anyone who is knocked unconsci ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Trojian
27 years experience Sports Medicine
You should not lift: When you get a concussion cognitive and physical rest is the most important thing to prevent prolonged symptoms. Once you are symptom free for 24 hour ... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Resist concussions: Yes. Use the most sophisticated protective devices to protect the head from injury. Keep in excellent physical shape so as to protect yourself from ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Clarify 1st 2 words: I'm not understanding the first 2 words of your opening statement to your question. I get the idea that you suffered a concussion. Therefore, perhap ... Read More
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A 66-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience Family Medicine
Dizziness: Dizziness especially with rapid head movements; confusion, loss of consciousness, strange sensation in areas of the body; garbled speech; weakness in ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Good question: Concussion is the transitory alteration of brain functions following trauma from a blow or from violent shaking of the brain. Symptoms can persist for ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Concussion: Is a bruise of brain tissue caused by the brain's bouncing against the bony skull; loss of consciousness may result as may significant tissue damage, ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Very dangerous: There's a syndrome called "second impact syndrome" which can occur as someone has a second concussion while recovering from their first concussion. T ... Read More
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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Thompson
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: I don't know about "concussion prone", but there is evidence that shows that athletes who sustain a concussion are more likely to have another concuss ... Read More

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