One member of the lab who is directly involved in the professional combat sports community has seen firsthand that combat sports athletes and coaches think loss of consciousness is a prerequisite for concussion. This is a myth: Loss of consciousness may or may not occur in a concussive incident. He recalled attending a fight event at which an athlete approached him. This fighter had been fiercely knocked unconscious and stated that he could now take part in our study since he had finally suffered his first concussion. But he had already many other concussions if one were using the appropriate definitions. … [Read more...] about The Vicious Cycle of Concussion Ignorance in Combat Sports
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It’s technical! “In working with high school athletes, my most important factors in concussion evaluation are P.E.A.R.L. (Pupils Equal and Reactive to Light), occular tracking, retro/anterograde amnesia, cognitive responses to questions (basic math), awareness level, and balance and head pain. I'm more concerned about the long term issues a student athlete may have with their brain. It is difficult with some of the parents…but I tell the students that, yes, their sport is important but your brain is more important...It's one injury that could last a lifetime.” — Kristen A. Milazzo ATC/L, Head Athletic Trainer, Lakeland Regional High School, Wanaque, NJ … [Read more...] about The Best Advice For Handling Concussions
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8. He Never Gives You Attention Do you find him paying no attention to what you are saying? No matter how beautifully you dress and do the makeup, he hardly notices anything in you. This can be a clear sign that he is not into you. Not only this, but he may also seem distracted, even when you are together. You may find him going through his phone or busy somewhere else. He won't consider it important to pay attention to what you are saying or if you have done something for him. If this happens, then you need to stop chasing him. … [Read more...] about Heartbreak Alert! 11 Signs He Is Pretending To Be Interested In You
5. Feeling Cold Often It is normal for people to feel cold during the winters and if they are suffering from conditions like flu or other infections. However, if you notice that you feel cold all the time, without a particular read and your extremities are always cold, it could be a silent sign of a slow metabolism. Slow metabolism can lower your body's temperature, giving rise to this symptom. … [Read more...] about Do You Have These 9 Silent Signs Of A Slow Metabolism?