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Exercise And Treatment For Concussion

Limiting physical activity has been the standard of care for treating concussion, but there is something new to try. A new study from Canada found that children who exercised within the first week after a concussion had fewer symptoms a month later. A concussion is also called minor traumatic brain injury.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Physical activity has anti-inflammatory benefits. These benefits for treating concussion can be dramatically enhanced if one is taking adequate levels of omega-3 fatty acids to further reduce inflammation and simultaneously increase resolution. I would usually recommend at least 7.5 grams of EPA and DHA per day until symptoms of the concussions are completely eliminated.

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