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Is fainting similar to a concussion? in the same family or threatening to the body no head trauma included here just dont know how fainting works.

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
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In brief: No

A concussion is a head injury and there is damage to your brain.
Physiologically and a concussion consists or multiple "mini" bruises in your brain. Fainting has multiple causes, but the common element is a transient loss of blood flow to the brain.

In brief: No

A concussion is a head injury and there is damage to your brain.
Physiologically and a concussion consists or multiple "mini" bruises in your brain. Fainting has multiple causes, but the common element is a transient loss of blood flow to the brain.
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