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Do you really need to rest after a concussion?

While a concussion is not the most serious type of brain injury, if you don't treat this in the appropriate manner, it could have a negative impact on your life for many years to come.

Some people who suffer a concussion find it difficult to complete daily activities as they recover. With this in mind, it's best to get as much rest as possible following your diagnosis.

Simply put, rest goes a long way in giving the brain time to heal. If you overlook the importance of this step, you could make symptoms worse while also risking long-term damage to your brain

Tip: You should only return to your daily life once all your symptoms are gone and your doctor has cleared you to do so.

For example, if you have a job, you may need to take off several weeks (or longer). The same holds true if you are a student.

If your symptoms get worse, if your symptoms come back, it may be a sign that you are not giving your brain enough rest.

From more sleep at night to quiet time during the time, there are many things you can do to rest your brain as it recovers from a concussion.

Since a concussion can change your life in many ways, it's important to better understand your accident and injury. For instance, if somebody else caused the accident, such as another driver, you may be able to seek compensation for your injuries and other damages.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, "Traumatic Brain Injury & Concussion," accessed May 01, 2017

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