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What is a Concussion?

1st January, 2008

[Source] Kids Health
The brain is made up of soft tissue and it’s cushioned by blood and spinal fluid. When someone gets a blow to the head or hits something very hard, the brain suddenly shifts inside the skull and can knock against the skull’s bony surface. Sometimes this can happen with a lot of force. A concussion (say: kun-kuh-shun) is a temporary change in the way the brain works when it is suddenly moved or jarred in this way
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