The use of protective headgear can dramatically decrease the risk of concussion when engaging in any of the following activities:
Contact martial arts sports such as boxing, karate, and others
Cycling (bicycles and motorized)
Always use seatbelts in automobiles.
"Fall proof" your home and your surroundings:
Make sure your living space is uncluttered.
Make sure furniture is secure and in good repair.
Ensure rugs or carpets are safe to walk on and do not slip or slide on the floor.
Clean up spills on slippery surfaces immediately and thoroughly.
Install window guards and safety gates to prevent falls leading to concussion in children.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/11/2014
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