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What are possible causes of a concussion?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Concussions can result from any trauma to the head, such as the head hitting an object or a moving object hitting the head. When a trauma occurs, the brain gets jostled inside the skull. This sudden movement can cause brain bruising and nerve tearing, which are signs of a concussion.

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