Posts Tagged ‘concussions in women’

By On November 29th, 2017

New study may explain concussion risk differences in men and women

While male-dominated sports like football and boxing receive most of the attention when it comes to concussions, a growing body of evidence suggests that women actually face significantly more risk for brain injuries. Recent findings would indicate that females are at least 50% more likely to experience brain injuries compared to males. As these disparities…


By On July 12th, 2017

Do concussions affect women’s menstrual cycles?

Concussions can affect numerous parts of the body that might surprise people, like vision and hearing. But, a new study has potentially found one unforeseen side-effect that could have significant effects on young women with brain injuries. A new study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics shows that girls who have experienced a concussion are…

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