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Brain Injury Awareness Improving, Richter Says

"When I got hurt, my immediate reaction was, 'Of course I'm fine, of course I can come back, of course I can play through it,' " Richter, 48, said. "That's what you know how to do, and you should know how to do, because playing through pain is a learned habit and those that learn it best perform best.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

One of the problems of head injuries is knowing when the brain has sufficiently healed.  A potentially precise approach is to continually reduce the AA/EPA ratio to 1.5 to 3 with high-dose fish oil and then declare the person recovered when there is no subjective indications of a concussion injury for at least two weeks after reaching the necessary goal AA/EPA ratio.

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