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What is the deal with using smelling salts during soccer games?

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Smelling salts

Still used by some if there is fainting or a vasovagal response.

In brief: Smelling salts

Still used by some if there is fainting or a vasovagal response.
Dr. John Michalski
Dr. John Michalski
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Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Mental game

Creates Adrenalin surge.
Helps lungs with surge of oxygen after initial cough and lung clearance. Nothing more than this.

In brief: Mental game

Creates Adrenalin surge.
Helps lungs with surge of oxygen after initial cough and lung clearance. Nothing more than this.
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
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Dr. John Ayres
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Landon Donovan

La galaxy player landon donovan uses smelling salts to make sure he's completely clearheaded.

In brief: Landon Donovan

La galaxy player landon donovan uses smelling salts to make sure he's completely clearheaded.
Dr. John Ayres
Dr. John Ayres
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