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Concussions cause long-term effects lasting decades
This article is about how a concussion has long term effects. The article states that a concussion is a temporary injury that changes the way your brain functions. This can cause temporary loss of brain function leading to cognitive, physical and emotional symptoms, such as confusion, vomiting, headaches, nausea, depression, disturbed sleep, moodiness, and amnesia. The article also says that if you had a concussion you will still have disadvantages to 30 years or longer. It is also very bad for your brain to come back from a concussion to early.
Action to take
There are many ways to lower your chances of brain damage. One is to not play a contact sport or activity, but for those not willing to give up that sport you can get better equipment to keep you safer while playing your sport. You could also just be carful and don't do anything that is risky for your brain because you only have one.