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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
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
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
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
I had mild concussion 3 months ago. Today i banged my head pretty hard on a steering with detailin a car. Should i worry about anything?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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