Concussions May Cause Blood Flow Irregularities, Even After Symptoms Fade

Concussions—most common among motorcycle riders, contact sports players, and those working in construction, and among those between 18 and 24 years of age—are mild brain injuries caused by bruising, swelling, or tearing of soft brain tissue. Concussions are not limited, though, to the groups of people identified above. An individual who has tripped and fallen may be at risk for suffering a concussion. Similarly, individuals can sustain concussions as a [...]