Female Athletes Bear Brunt of Concussions

While concussions are on the rise among all young athletes in the United States, girls may run a higher risk of suffering concussions than their male counterparts engaging in the same sports, researchers say. Concussions result from a blow to the head that causes the brain to slam against the inner wall of the skull. Bleeding or tearing of the nerve fibers causes symptoms such as headaches, dizziness, confusion, loss of consciousness and amnesia. A new study to be published in the Journal...Full Story
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