Keeping Quiet Can Keep You Out of the Game


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Uploaded by on Aug 22, 2008

As a high school basketball player, Tracy sustained two concussions within a short period of time. Tracy tells her story and emphasizes that concussions are a serious injury. Athletes should know that if they think they've had a concussion, don't hide it, report it. Take time to recover. It's better to miss one game than the whole season.

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  • Today I get kicked in the head during soccer practice and now my head hurts, my ears are ringing, I am really irratable, and i am extremely tired but can't sleep. I think I might have a concussion but my parents don't believe me because I am not throwing up. I have a game tomorrow. What should I do?

  • If you think you have a concussion you should be seen by a health care professional. Getting help from a health care professional soon after the injury may help speed recovery. See Signs and Symptoms, to learn about common signs and symptoms that you may experience, as well as about danger signs and when to seek immediate medical attention.

  • Athletes with a concussion should never return to sports or recreation activities the day of the injury and until a health care professional, experienced in evaluating for concussion, says they are symptom-free and it’s OK to return to play.

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  • "Athletes should know that if they think they've had a concussion, don't hide it, report it. Take time to recover. It's better to miss one game than the whole season."

    I agree with this statement :)

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  • this doesnt have anything to do with cuncussions but yesterday i was kicked in the balls super hard i was running full speed i almost puked there but its a day later and my stomach hurts to move a certain way or if i lift things please help me ive told my mom but i dont know what else to do!

  • I am in high school football team and I was the line backer and I got a hit really hard on my head..and my head feels wired but I didn't have any problems with blancing and everything and it doesnt hurt I don't know If I got a concussion or no.

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