Kids May Take Longer to Recover From a Concussion


By Molly Clifton

Children or teens who suffer a concussion take longer to recover if they’ve had a concussion in the past.

A study in the journal Pediatrics looked at close to 300 patients between the ages of 11 and 22 who suffered concussions.

The study found children who had a second concussion within a year took nearly three times longer to recover.


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