Know the signs and symptoms

By: Dakota

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  • Headache or a feeling of pressure in the head
  • Temporary loss of consciousness
  • Confusion or feeling as if in a fog
  • Amnesia surrounding the traumatic event
  • Dizziness or "seeing stars"
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Slurred speech
  • Delayed response to questions
  • Appearing dazed
  • Fatigue
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Know the long term Consequences

When a concussion is not treated it can lead to worse effects. Many experience loss of some motor function, memory, some more severe can lead to seizures. Studies show people that experienced concussions before show a loss of balance and brain electrical activity

Do the Right Thing and identify a concussion and do not let a athlete play with one!