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Concussion Symptoms

Damage From Concussions Could Last Up To Four Months, Study Finds

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Susan E. Matthews The dangers of getting a concussion while playing sports has dominated the headlines over the past few weeks. First, sever...

The Brain on Dizzy

Gayatri Devi, M.D. | Posted 09.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Gayatri Devi, M.D.

With head injury, these crystals in Nellie's semicircular canals got knocked off and went rogue, rattling around, so the slightest movement, like moving her head from left to right while reading, created a feeling of "dizziness."

The Interesting Case of LCD Screens and Post Concussive Headaches

Gayatri Devi, M.D. | Posted 09.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Gayatri Devi, M.D.

Managing headaches is a significant part of treating post concussive syndrome in my practice, particularly among high school kids, because of another major issue: pixelated screens.

The Anatomy of a Concussion

Gayatri Devi, M.D. | Posted 09.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Gayatri Devi, M.D.

A strong enough impact, or even a lighter impact at just the right angle (like a dodgeball to the head, a hit against a soccer pole or a sail boom), can jostle the brain forcefully within the skull.

Hillary Clinton Recovering From Concussion: What Are The Effects Of The Mild Brain Injury?

Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is still recovering after fainting and suffering a concussion, according to news reports. People reported that C...

Minimizing the Risk of Concussions in Sports

Teena Shetty, MD | Posted 01.04.2013 | Parents
Teena Shetty, MD

Public concern has been growing about the long-term effects of concussions for athletes, professional and otherwise. Here's how parents of young athlete can best minimize the risk of concussions in contact sports.

New Finding On Concussions In Children

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 05.06.2012 | Parents

CHICAGO — Children with even relatively mild concussions can have persistent attention and memory problems a year after their injuries, accordin...