introduction

A CONCUSSION IS A FORM OF MILD
TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY.

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head hit
Concussions result from a direct blow to the head
whiplash
or, indirectly from something such as whiplash.

The impact causes the brain to hit against the inside of the skull causing brain bruising. It is estimated that nearly 4 million concussions occur yearly in the United States.

about post-concussion

CONCUSSION SYMPTOMS CAN PERSIST.

general symptoms

CONCUSSIONS HAVE THESE TYPICAL SYMPTOMS.

  • Confusion
  • Headache
  • Disorientation
  • Vomiting and/or Nausea
  • Unsteadiness
  • THESE ARE VISUAL! right-arrowLight sensitivity
  • right-arrowBlurred Vision
  • right-arrowDouble vision
  • right-arrowLoss of place when reading
  • Post-traumatic amnesia
  • Dizziness

reading symptoms

THIS MEANS A PERSON WITH CONCUSSION MAY SEE LIKE THIS!

Try reading text that looks like this!

Try reading text that looks like this!

Or, even text that looks like this!