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Foods That Heal the Brain After a Concussion

Traumatic brain injuries, such as concussions, introduce a wide variety of chemical changes to the brain that it works to recover from.  Concussions occur when your brain comes into contact with your ...

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Concussion Grades: Old

Have you ever heard the terms “Grade 1 concussion,” “Grade 2 concussion” or “Grade 3 concussion” before? Did you wonder what this “grade” refers to? Concussions are a complex and sometimes misundersto...

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Concussion Protocol 101

While concussions are more commonly talked about in contact and high-speed sports, the reality is that a concussion can happen at any time. That’s why it’s important to know proper concuss...

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The Importance of Concussion Testing

Concussions, which are a type of traumatic brain injury, can potentially pose significant health issues depending on their severity. Falls, contact sports, and blows to the head are among the most com...

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Concussion in Children – What You Need to Know

Many people believe that concussions are something only football players and elite athletes need to worry about. However, this injury has become an epidemic for children no matter the activities they ...

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Tips for Recovering From a Concussion

Concussions can occur when you least expect them. Whether you were in a mild accident, or you did something as silly as slipping on water in your kitchen, the possibility of a concussion is always rea...

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How Do I Know if I Have a Concussion?

Concussions are serious, yet often misunderstood injuries. Many people don’t even realize they’ve sustained a concussion since no visible bruises or cuts appear on their heads. Although less serious t...

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The Dangers of an Untreated Concussion

  Concussions are classified as mild traumatic brain injuries that are a result of a jolt or blow to the head. Collisions while playing high contact sports such as football and hockey are one of ...

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What Should You Do Immediately After a Concussion?

Brain injuries can vary from mild to severe, with concussions rated low on the spectrum. When thinking about concussions, an image of a football player being tackled to the ground likely forms in your...

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What Does a Concussion Feel Like?

In this edition of the Broadview blog, we’ll be answering the question “What does a concussion feel like?”. Whether you’ve hurt your head from a fall, sports injury or car accident, ...