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  • Concussions are injuriesto the brain or spinal corddue to jarring from a blowor fall.
  •  Most concussions happen to teens while playing football. Concussions are not that bad if you let your head heal before playing again. At first, after being hit on the head, you may not think that you are risking your life by going out on the field again. That’s how many players get severely injured from concussions.
  • The following is a video of how concussionsare sometimes the result in football andwhat happens to the brain during one.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUitt_XQ2pQ&feature=related
  • Some symptoms include… nausea dizziness fuzzy vision sensitivity to light or noise headaches feeling tired or groggy confusion trouble concentrating or remembering
  • Concussions… are the most common brain injuries in sports. do not always involve loss of consciousness. do not require a hit to the head. can be caused by an indirect blow. account for 75% of brain injuries in children. may take weeks or months to heal.
  • If you do have a concussion, it is best to… never ignore a bump to the head. tell your coach. see a doctor. avoid too much activity. sit and relax instead. not push it, you may risk causing permanent brain damage.
  • The following is a video of a girl and her journey in recovering from multiple concussions.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klESLYtbRe8
  •  Concussions are very common. Concussions are common in sports and recreational activities. If you injure your head, be smart and take it easy. Check with your doctor before playing your sport again.