“My son is a college freshman now, but when he was in eighth and ninth grades he wrestled and played football. He had his first two concussions in wrestling. The thirrd was helmet-to-helmet contact during football practice. What I can say for sure about his concussions is that they are cumulative. He has suffered with long-term memory, headaches and dizziness. His freshman year after the third concussion was particularly difficult, but the effects have not gone away. … His long-term memory has also been affected. This does make school much more difficult for him. It’s been a long road, and I’d say he hasn’t seen the last of the problems. Time will tell.”
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