Within the past two decades a relatively recently discovered disease has become more well known and rapidly increased in diagnosis amongst athletes across the world,…
Category: Head Trauma
Concussions and Their Link to Depression
A football player being tackled, a solider impacted by an explosive device, a person in a car accident, or even a child falling from playground equipment- as humans our brains are susceptible to injury- particularly concussions. But because brain injuries are complicated and you don’t normally see outward signs of a concussion, like bleeding or a bruise, they often go untreated- but that’s a risky mistake. In recent studies a link has been drawn between concussions and depression- leaving the person suffering long after the initial trauma occurred.