The Dangers Of Concussions

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A concussion is a temporary unconsciousness caused by a blow to the head. A traumatic injury to a soft tissue, usually the brain, from the results of a violent blow, shaking, or spinning. A brain concussion can cause immediate and temporary impairment of brain functions, such as you thinking, vision, equilibrium, and consciousness. Concussions are a serious injury now a days because of the number of people that are starting to be concussed, either by getting into fights or sport , playing around , daily activities that lead to this injury . We need to take this injury seriously and not think that it will go away overnight . Concussions need treatments that take a couple of weeks or else the victim will be in a serious risk of getting brain …show more content…
First you need to see how bad your concussion is . then you get your checked pupil checked and see if your eyes are all good and that your vision isn’t being affected by a heavy blow. The verbal response to see your speech and how fast you can respond to questions . Lastly is to check your movement and strength to see how much you are affected to be able to do anything. Parents should take concussions seriously and not think it will go away for night . They should go to the doctors , get their child to be cleared from the sport they are playing for a week or two. I am speaking from experience of having a concussion , it is not a joke it 's really serious and I rested for two weeks before I started the concussion routine to make my way back to playing sports again. The best advice to anyone with a concussion is to rest a lot , and take pain pills if your head is in pain . Do not go out like you frequently do and follow all the doctors instructions as …show more content…
It slowly makes you start to forget things that had happened to you recently .The more concussions you tend to have the more chance you are in losing your memory . It also affects you sight after getting hit too many times you start losing vision because of too many concussions . Concussions are to be treated right away and the victim needs at least a 2 week rest to return to daily activities or sports . Too many concussion damages your brain permanently as you age because you could have the alzheimer 's disease which changes your behavior completely from being a regular person to wandering around , loosing appetite or being too restless

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