Think You Have A Concussion?

We have all fell off a bicycle once upon a time. Sometimes, it may be a few scrapes and bruises but other times it may be many worst injuries, if not a concussion. In this article, we will learn the basics of a concussion and what you should do if your suspect you may have one.

Concussions are quite common in all sports and more likely to happen among cyclists.
Your brain gets a mild traumatic injury by a direct hit on your head or body. When your head hits the floor, your brain shakes and causes the brain cells to damage.

There is no specific amount of force that causes, and concussion says, experts. Even though a small fall or bump may seem harmless it is important to take a small hit just as serious.

After numerous concussions, if treated correctly, will not lead to any long-term damage.


After a big fall, it is best not to get back on the bike as your thinking, reaction time and balance could be affected – which can cause you to top crash again.

You will get tested by the doctor asking you many questions about your history with headaches, anxiety, and any impairments that you may be experiencing. He or she will do an examination to test your memory, attention span, vision & balance.

major red flags symptoms such as amnesia, loss of vision, repeated vomiting, paralysis, or even seizures. This is more severe traumatic brain injuries.


Yes, it can affect your mental health and wellbeing. Always seek professional help.


This goes without saying. Wear a helmet. Wearing a helmet can reduce your risk by 85%



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Have fun out on the trails but also be aware of your surroundings. Watch out for rocks, trees even cars if you ride out on the road. Not listening to music while riding will help you be fully aware of everything around you.

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