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CONCUSSION

Let's Knock Out Brain Injuries in Boxing!

Concussion Symptoms

  • Headache/Confusion
  • Difficulty remembering
  • Hard to pay attention
  • Balance problems or dizziness
  • Slow reaction time
  • Double vision/blurriness
  • Bothered by noise/light
  • Feeling emotionally “down”

Why Report Your Symptoms?

Competing or sparring with concussion symptoms is dangerous. It can lead to a longer recovery and a delay in your return to action. In rare cases, repeated concussions in athletes can result in brain swelling or permanent damage to your brain. They can even be fatal.

What Should I Do If I Think I Have a Concussion?

  • Don’t Hide It, Report It
  • Get Checked Out
  • Take Care of Your Brain

All concussions are serious.

Don’t hide it. Report it. Take time to recover.

It’s better to stop one match than your career.



This webpage is intended to provide general health care information. It is not intended to provide professional or medical advice and is an inadequate substitute for competent medical advice. You should always consult with your own medical provider about your health and medical questions.