Losing Their Minds by Isaura Suero & Desmond Murphy
Effects are usually temporary but can include headache and problems with concentration.
For many people with severe traumatic brain injuries long-term rehabilitation is often necessary to maximize function and independence.
People who get repeated head injuries can have permanent brain damage.
Usually mean rest , it also means following doctors advice on the thing you can.
duration of coma.
you need to give it time to get better.
Returning to school
Take only the drugs your health care professional has approved.
Don t rush back to daily activities such as work or school.
Returning to sports
Avoid doing anything that could cause another blow or dolt head .
Not be experiencing concussion symptoms for a minimum of 24 hours.
Safely & prevention
- Wear a helmet when participating in contact sports.
- Wear a seat belt in a motor vehicle.
- Never drive under the influence of alcohol or drug.
- practice good sports at all times.
Data and Statistics
Head impacts and concussions caused by contact sports are quickly growing epidemic among young athletes.