Concussions are a brain injury caused by a hard hit, and they are not to be taken lightly. As many as 3.8 million athletes (especially football players) suffer a concussion each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Concussion should be suspected in the presence of one or more symptoms, such as headaches, blurred vision, nausea or vomiting, cognitive impairment, abnormal or erratic behavior, drowsiness or slurred speech.
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