Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention
Symptoms and Treatment
Symptoms include, but are not limited to:
- Memory loss
More serious symptoms which involve immediate medical attention include:
- Muscle weakness
- Persistent confusion
- Repeated vomiting
- Unequal pupils
The victim of the concussion should be taken to the hospital. The basic healing process could take days, weeks, or even months. During healing the affect person may feel irritable, have headaches, blurred vision, and trouble concentrating. These effects will go away slowly.
- When you play a contact sport, such as football, wear a helmet.
- Also wear a helmet while riding a bike.
- To prevent a concussion in the event of a car crash, always sit with your head on the headrest..