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1.Rest Early on, limit physical and thinking/remembering activities to avoid symptoms getting worse. Avoid activities that put your child at risk for another injury to the head and brain. Get a good night’s sleep and take naps during the day as needed. If your child is recovering from a concussion, it is best to avoid the following: Screen time (phones, computers and television) Loud noises Reading Texting Any causes of excessive stress. Factors that may delay recovery include your child having: a history of a previous concussion or other brain injury, neurological or mental health disorders, learning difficulties, or family and social stressors.
Children’s developing brains need more time than adult brains to recover from a concussion. Studies suggest that pediatric concussion patients who participate in cognitive rest take less time to recover than those who do not. 1,2 In fact, some experts believe that getting adequate brain rest can shorten recovery time by 50% or more. 3. With their young minds still developing, kids with concussions need to take time-outs both mentally and physically to fully heal, new research shows. “After a concussion, kids need 3 to 5.
For most people, only short-term changes or support services are needed as they recover from a concussion. If symptoms persist, talk with your child’s doctor about formal support services they recommend. If the injury was work-related, make sure your child reports it right away to their employer and their workers’ compensation office.
Most children will recover fully from a concussion. But for some, the effects can be serious and long-lasting. The risk of severe complications is why people should always take a concussion in a.
If your child has had a concussion, it’s extremely important to prevent another concussion or head injury. Repeated concussions can cause permanent. Concussion recovery is rarely straightforward. Improvement is often two steps forward, one back, rather than a steady progression of regular improvement until your child gets completely better.
People fully recover from concussion within 1 month in most cases. Some factors can help recovery, including getting plenty of rest and eating a healthful, high protein diet. A.
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