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Concussion warning signs

No Bull Sports Verified
09-16-2016

 

Know the warning signs! Protect yourself and others by knowing the signs of a concussion provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

 

What is a concussion?

A traumatic brain injury resulting from a blunt external blow to the head, disrupting the normal function of the brain.

 

What are the symptoms of a concussion?

·       Vomiting and nausea

·       Memory loss of events leading to and after the accident

·       Seeing flashing “lights”

·       Headache

·       Trouble sleeping

·       Trouble concentrating

·       Feeling in a daze

In severe cases:

·       Constant confusion

·       Seizures

·       Unusual eye movement

·       Repeated vomiting

·       Unconsciousness that does not go away, coma

 

What do I do if someone has a concussion?

·       Seek medical attention

·       Immediately stop physical activity

·       Rest

·       Limit strenuous mental activity

 

 

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