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dylan

Dylan, 17 Years Old, Pittsburgh, PA

Dylan, a second degree black belt and experienced martial artist, sustained a concussion after hitting his head on the dojo floor. He felt dizzy, nauseous, and sat out of class for a little while following the injury.

What Is a Concussion? (Animated Video)

A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury. Think of the human brain almost as an egg yolk and your skull as an egg shell. When your head or body takes a hit, it can cause your brain to shake around inside your skull, injuring the brain.