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How do you protect your brain from injuries?

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In brief: HOT topic

Head injuries are now well publicized in both professional and college sports, and appears that modifications are coming.
For we who are not world-class and merely weekend jocks, would urge use of helmets, for biking, skiing, kayaking, horse riding, etc. If around loud noises use ear plugs or head phone protection. You can't avoid all risks, but above prudent approach may minimize.

In brief: HOT topic

Head injuries are now well publicized in both professional and college sports, and appears that modifications are coming.
For we who are not world-class and merely weekend jocks, would urge use of helmets, for biking, skiing, kayaking, horse riding, etc. If around loud noises use ear plugs or head phone protection. You can't avoid all risks, but above prudent approach may minimize.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology

In brief: Avoid contact

Most brain or head trauma is from contact of one type or another. Direct hits from other bodies, from a ball, bat, or other object.
Head protection can minimize this, but experience from football still shows traumatic events. The best course is to avoid the possibility of trauma before the event.

In brief: Avoid contact

Most brain or head trauma is from contact of one type or another. Direct hits from other bodies, from a ball, bat, or other object.
Head protection can minimize this, but experience from football still shows traumatic events. The best course is to avoid the possibility of trauma before the event.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: Protect head

If you use either hard hats or helmets during work that is hazardous or atheletic activity that creates head injuries this can prevent damage to brain, dont drink and drive, wear seat belts while drinving, if there is a problem with balancing use soft foam helmets at home.

In brief: Protect head

If you use either hard hats or helmets during work that is hazardous or atheletic activity that creates head injuries this can prevent damage to brain, dont drink and drive, wear seat belts while drinving, if there is a problem with balancing use soft foam helmets at home.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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