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Concussion

January 02, 2019

What Is It?

A concussion is a short-term disturbance in brain function caused by a head injury. A concussion often causes:  

  • Confusion, headache or dizziness  
  • Loss of consciousness lasting less than 30 minutes or no loss of consciousness at all  
  • Loss of memory (amnesia) lasting less than 24 hours  

Most head injuries happen during motor vehicle accidents, falls, sports and assaults. Alcohol and drug use can be major contributing factors. 

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