Concussions

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  Concussions can happen to anyone. Though accidental, it doesn't mean you have to blackout, and, in some cases, you don't even have to hit your head. Next time on The Body Show, Dr. Kathy Kozak will host a panel of experts on the latest to getting back to activities for concussion care.

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Concussions don't just happen when you hit your head and you don't need to blackout to have one. So what is going on and what can be done to treat them? Talking with an expert on how to know when you or your loved one has signs of having a concussion and the best treatment to help the brain heal itself.

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University of the Fraser Valley / Flickr

Concussions, we all hear about how dangerous these can be, but what are the long term effects of multiple head injuries.  Dr. Robert Sloan, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist will explain the meaning of CTE or chronic traumatic encelphalopathy and how even the NFL is looking into ways to protect their players. 5pm on HPR2.