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What is a concusion

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Trojian
Sports Medicine 28 years experience
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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 33 years experience
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
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Dizziness: Dizziness especially with rapid head movements; confusion, loss of consciousness, strange sensation in areas of the body; garbled speech; weakness in ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 36 years experience
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
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery 27 years experience
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
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Thompson
Neurosurgery 27 years experience
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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