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    The importance of treating concussion

    Concussion is a brain injury caused by a blow to the head, or forceful shaking of the body and unfortunately, is more common then we may realize.  It can be the result of a sports injury, motor vehicle accident or any other fall or accident. You do not have to lose consciousness to get a concussion and may even have a concussion without realizing it. Symptoms can include headache, confusion, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, slurred speech, insomnia and fatigue. These symptoms can be mild, moderate, or severe and can occur immediately or as a delayed response. These symptoms can be more prolonged and severe with multiple concussions. The current medical approach…