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What are the syptoms of a mild concussion?

What are the syptoms of a mild concussion?

First,: There must be some history of closed head injury which did not result in gross brain injury visible on ct scan or significant loss of consciousness. The person is stunned, may have a headache, nausea, dizziness, and followed by days of poor sleep, concentration, irritability, and maybe persisting dizziness, ringing in the ears, lapses of short term memory. There are more but these are significant. ...Read more

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Concussion (Definition)

Concussion is an injury to the brain usually caused by trauma. Symptoms include loss of consciousness, altered ...Read more


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Should I keep my son home from a mild concussion?

Yes and no: He needs to rest and recover. Then he needs to return to normal activities but be cautious. Repeated concussion can be very serious. However, over protection is also not good. He must learn good safe exercise and caution. He must be a normal boy and not be restrained. However, he must be smart and protect his brain. ...Read more

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I have a mild concussion, is it OK to masterbate?

I have a mild concussion, is it OK to masterbate?

Do something else: If trying to stay on the safe side, avoid over-using the brain after a concussion. That means don't study too vigorously, don't take an SAT practice test (nor the real thing), and don't spend time worrying about masturbation. Over-worrying is over-using the brain, so over-worrying is to be avoided. Also, if trying to be safe, just think of masturbation as having the intensity of a sport. ...Read more

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Can a mild concussion heal without rest?

Treat a concussion: Most people who experience a concussion recover quickly and do not need much rest. However, you may find you resilience compromise and find you need to rest. ...Read more

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How rare is it to die in your sleep? I worry about it everynight? I had a mild concussion 1 month 3 weeks ago?

How rare is it to die in your sleep? I worry about it everynight? I had a mild concussion 1 month 3 weeks ago?

First ALS, now this: A couple of yr ago that furshlugginer Ice Bucket Challenge set off an epidemic of ALS hysteria among healthy young people. Now it's concussion anxiety. What gives? Dying in your sleep isn't that uncommon if you're 67 with heart disease. For you, not so much. Find something else to be frightened of, like who may win the presidential election. Now THAT'S scary. ...Read more

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16. About 8 months ago I got in a go-cart crash and had a mild concussion.I have then become worse at remembering things.Is this from the concussion?

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About 8 months ago I got in a go-cart crash and had a mild concussion.I have then become worse at remembering things.Is this from the concussion?

CONCUSSION: Certainly a possibility because there is no real timeline for "full recovery" from concussion symptoms. You may consider consulting with your doctor for a referral to someone specializing in concussion in your area . Contact me via my inbox and can help! ...Read more

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Can cold sweats be a sign of a mild concussion?

Can cold sweats be a sign of a mild concussion?

Not as only symptom: A mild concussion may have headaches or nausea associated with them. Cold sweats can come with nausea. But by themselves, cold sweats are not usually a sign of a mild concussion. ...Read more

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How long would physical activity be halted after a mild concussion?

How long would physical activity be halted after a mild concussion?

Break from activity: When symptoms of a concussion have abated and the easy fatigueability subsides, you can return to physical activity. ...Read more

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Can I consume cannabis after being diagnosed with a mild concussion?

Can I consume cannabis after being diagnosed with a mild concussion?

Yes BUT: There is research which suggests that weed is good for concussions.But there are good studies which show that teen/young adult brain growth is stunted by regular weed use.Given the question,I assume you've smoked for a while.Why not lay off for 6 years until your amygdalla & hippocampus brain structures r fully developed? http://www.webmd.com/brain/news/20080602/marijuana-use-may-shrink-the-brain ...Read more

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