Concussions

Concussions can be caused by accidents, injuries, abuse

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What part of the brain does a concussion occur?

The frontal and temporal lobes are the most commonly affected parts of the brain.

What are the symptoms of a concussion?

The symptoms can include nausea, irritability, balance problems, and memory problems. Sometimes when people get concussions, they get skull fractures and hemorrhaging.
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Therapies and Treatments

  • Avoid additional head trauma
  • Get lots of rest
  • Avoid alcohol
  • If you need to, take medication

Long Term Effects and Prognosis

There can be temporary or long term damage. It can take months or years for a concussion to heal.

Works Cited

Dr. James Kelly Talks About Areas of the Brain Affected by Concussion. Dr. James Kelly Talks About Areas of the Brain Affected by Concussion. Web. 29 Jan. 2016.



Brain Injury." - BIAA. Web. 29 Jan. 2016.