Concussions are mild brain injuries that are not fatal, but can lead to serious changes in brain function over long periods of time. In addition to causing problems with thinking or memory, these injuries can also lead to emotional changes, painful symptoms, and sleep problems. This video is a brief introduction to concussions in children and how they can be affected by these events. Watch the video above to learn more.
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