Concussions and Brain Injuries.

How to prevent Concussions and Brain Injuries.

What Is a Concussion?

A concussion is a short loss of consiousness following a severe bump to the head, during which the soft brain tissue comes into contact with the skull.

How to prevent Brain Injuries.

You can take safety precautions when you know that you might be at risk of hitting your head.

What to do if you do hit your head.

Concussions normally heal on their own but you should seek medical attention if, following a blow to the head, you are unconscious for even a brief time, or if you vomit or feel drowsy or confused.