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Posts Tagged ‘women with concussions’

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…

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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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