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Is it safe to sleep if you have a concussion? | UAMSHealth

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Sep 15, 2015 ... It has long been thought that a person with a concussion should not sleep because they might slip into a coma or lose consciousness. Through ...

What Should You Do If You Think You Have Had a Concussion?

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Learn what to do if you or a loved one sustains a concussion. ... The hospital didn 't do a MRI or CT scan they just told me i have a concussion. .... When I was younger and had one the dr. told me not to go to sleep for 2 hrs. after it happened .

11 Concussion Myths That Could Hurt Your Child - Parents

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MYTH: You shouldn't let your child sleep after a head injury. ... If you suspect a concussion, have your child checked out by a physician who will advise you ... and third highest concussion rates, respectively, according to Safe Kids Worldwide.

Concussion Resources for Parents & Family | Sports Concussion ...

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Ways to advocate for your child's safety; Video & ... If you think that your child has sustained a concussion, you might see any or all of the following signs: ... Vomiting, Trouble Concentrating, More Emotional than Usual, Sleeping Less than Usual ... Athletes will not always acknowledge that they have sustained a concussion.

Is It OK for Kids to Sleep After a Possible Concussion? - KidsHealth

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Find out what the experts have to say. ... It's OK to allow a child to fall asleep after a possible concussion. In fact, especially for young kids, it can be difficult to ...

6 myths about concussions - Men's Health

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Jun 21, 2005 ... Head banger's bull. How to know when it's safe to get back in the game ... Myth 1: Fall asleep with a concussion and you might die. Not so, says ...

A Parent's Guide to Concussions :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

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... wants you to be aware of concussions and how to keep your young athlete safe. ... different ways: physically, cognitively, emotionally, and by disturbing sleep.

Suspect a Concussion? What You Need to Know - Health Essentials ...

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Aug 24, 2012 ... How can you self-treat until you can see a medical professional? ... If you have been diagnosed with a concussion, or suspect you or a ... Try not to take so many naps that they interfere with the ability to sleep later on at night.

Concussion: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and - WebMD

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You don't have to pass out (lose consciousness) to have a concussion. Some people will have obvious symptoms of a concussion, such as passing out or ...

5 Ridiculous Medical Myths You Probably Believe | Cracked.com

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Jun 1, 2012 ... You Shouldn't Let Someone Who's Had a Concussion Fall Asleep ... thing we all know about concussions: If you go to sleep with one, you don't wake up. ... It's also why doctors have to try and evaluate the mental health of a ...

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Myth: Sleeping safe after suffering a concussion - Marshfield Clinic

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It is not dangerous to sleep after suffering a concussion.

Concussion - The Brain Injury Association

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If you have had a concussion, or think you have a concussion ... remember, it is better to be safe. Sleeping It is important not to go to sleep in the first 4 hours.

Why It's Safe to Sleep After a Concussion - The Survival Doctor

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Aug 28, 2013 ... In fact, going to sleep after a concussion (or really any trauma) is a pretty ... getting disoriented, or have any sign that worries you they're getting ...