Very dangerous

Effects of concussion

Headaches or neck pain that do not go away

Difficulty remembering, concentrating, or making decisions

Slowness in thinking, speaking, acting, or reading

Getting lost or easily confused

Feeling tired all of the time, having no energy or motivation

Mood changes (feeling sad or angry for no reason)

Changes in sleep patterns (sleeping a lot more or having a hard time sleeping)

Lightheartedness, dizziness, or loss of balance

Urge to vomit (nausea)

Increased sensitivity to lights, sounds, or distractions

Blurred vision or eyes that tire easily

Loss of sense of smell or taste

Ringing in the ears

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Things that cause concussion.

Any blow or jolt to the head

some of which seem harmless that can cause a concussion: Falling off a ladder, falling in the bathtub, or tripping on a rug are just a few ways you can sustain a concussion in your home. A concussion often occurs while playing a contact sport such as baseball or football, while skating, or while riding a skateboard if you are not careful.

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Concussion recovery

When recovering from a concussion doctors use a neurological exam and imaging tests to diagnose a concussion. Most people fully recover from a concussion with time, After a concussion you need a lot of rest in order for the brain to heal correctly.

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Here's a example of what can cause a concussion in sports, although concussions can be caused by many other things.

Dan Jennings Hit in the Head with Line Drive