Transmitting correct information is critical when dealing with the serious and disabling injury of concussion. I have previously shared how my own post-concussive symptoms altered my capacities and led to a self-reflection of the new me. Our study demonstrates that fighters are exposed to head traumas in fight simulations, or so-called sparring sessions, typically twice a week. This information alone should be enough to focus extra attention on the risks these athletes face. Health-care professionals are rarely present during training, coaches have significant knowledge gaps and are unfamiliar with concussion assessment tools, and athletes usually do not report symptoms to avoid removal from a practice or a competition. This shows the importance of spreading reliable information on head injury knowledge, assessment, and management in combat sports. … [Read more...] about The Vicious Cycle of Concussion Ignorance in Combat Sports
Misconstrued Interpersonal Interactions — Misinterpreting the emotional context of an interaction with another can result in a lot of misunderstandings between others. Emotional Reactivity — Our own emotional state is affected by our perception of the emotional state of those around us. If a person's ability to perceive facial affect is impaired, it may, in turn, affect how his own emotional state. For example, if a person erroneously perceives the person he is talking to be angry, it may elicit hostile or defensive feelings in yourself. Projection — Difficulty with facial affect perception may reflect an underlying emotional state. If anxious, they may project this emotion onto his perception of the emotional state of others. By expanding the baseline concussion test to include emotional measures, we can now compare with post-injury concussion test scores to find evidence of concussion injury risk, and any emotional weaknesses to watch for during … [Read more...] about Balancing Precarious Emotions in Sport Concussion Protocols
Rest and take responsibility! Adding my own single best piece of advice, concussions do not discriminate. Concussions occur at epidemic levels, so everyone must have a basic level of knowledge of the injury. It’s not OK for onlookers to see a massive clash on the field, notice unusual reactions by the athlete and do nothing. The sports culture needs to shift from “it’s just a ding” to “it means everything” to take concussions seriously. … [Read more...] about The Best Advice For Handling Concussions
Diagnosis Of Preeclampsia The doctor will conduct a physical examination and ask the occurrence of high blood pressure during previous pregnancies if had any. Then a thorough medical history will be obtained by the doctor to identify medical conditions that can increase the risk of preeclampsia. … [Read more...] about Preeclampsia: Causes, Symptoms, Risk Factors, Complications, Diagnosis & Treatment
Aamna Sharif In A Green Crop Top & Skirt Aamna Sharif sported a beautiful light-green hued ethnic ensemble and looked extremely gorgeous. Her ensemble consisted of a sleeveless halter-neck crop top, which was accentuated by multi-hued prints and mirror-work. She teamed her top with a long flared matching skirt that featured red floral patterns. The diva upped her look with a pair of purple stone detailed drop earrings and silver-toned ring. Aamna pulled back her mid-parted sleek tresses into a low ponytail and wrapped her look with slight contouring marked by filled brows, kohled eyes, highlighted pink cheekbones, and pink lip shade. … [Read more...] about Aamna Sharif’s Pink Lehenga Or Green Crop Top-Skirt, Which One Will You Pick For Bestie’s Sangeet?