Life Is All About Taking Risks

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Life is all about taking risks. However, there is a fine line between risk taking and playing it safe. When a certain activity becomes dangerous to the health of a body, it is time to step back and evaluate. The human skull can protect your brain to a certain extent, but concussions occur when there is significant impact to the head without protection to shield it from the blow. Concussions are a dangerous risk factor that affect most teenagers involved with sports that call for physical contact, especially football, but with cautious thinking and protection, it should be enough to prevent them. A considerable amount of factors play into the cause of a concussions. The human skull can protect your brain to a certain extent, but concussions occur when there is significant impact to the head without protection to shield it from the blow. The brain slides along the walls of inner walls of the skull, and bleeding may occur if the impact is violent enough. The thickness of the skull, more cerebrospinal fluid, presence of Arnold-Chiari malformation, and the characteristics of the cervical spine such as limited strength, range of motion, and flexibility may add to injury. Those involved in a sport without certain protection are at more of a risk, especially young people. Every concussion is different, so it is hard to predict how long someone’s recovery will be or what damage may be done. When an athlete gets injured in the head, he or she should report it immediately rather
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