Concussions: Why Do Girls Get Them More Often?

School and recreational sports provide many great benefits to kids and teens: it teaches them cooperation and teamwork, keeps them active and provides an outlet for their energy that otherwise might be misused. On the downside, concussions and other sports injuries commonly occur with these sports. While concussions can occur among both sexes, girls tend […]

Beyond the Bruise: Recognizing Post-Concussive Syndrome

While sustaining a concussion can entail losing consciousness, it affects your body – and your brain – in many other ways. One way is visual – it can affect how the brain recognizes and interprets visual signals. When your brain is not interpreting visual cues correctly, your sight is negatively affected. This, in turn, interferes […]