MMA Concussion?

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  1. rtzcom

    rtzcom bon wons! fight slepa for life sone!~

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    I've experienced this twice so far...the latest being last weekend.

    I believe I got slammed on the mat when I jumped guard on this one dude. Ref didn't see it.

    When I hit the mat all I could remember was that I saw colors, everything went silent, and I blacked out for a split second. Then I remember just being lost and holding on to guard for dear life. I felt disoriented for a few seconds. It's like kicking one of those old tv sets...and the picture gets all fucked up. That's how I saw things. Got a headache that lasted till the next day.

    Was that a concussion? It kinda felt like the day I got flash knocked out in MT sparring a few years ago.
     
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    teep New Member

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    you're fine. take some ibuprofin and relax. concussions are much worse than that
     
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    Most the time people don't remember the situation that caused their concussion.

    In my 5th fight, the guy stacked me while in guard and beat my face in for a few seconds. I recovered, but it left some damage. It felt pretty much exactly like what you're describing and I was dizzy for a day or so, but it wasn't a concussion.

    Never know though.
     
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    checkii ฝรั่งตาน้ำข้าว

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    It's a self defense mechanism from your brain. When it senses a high threat of "Backing Down" it will scramble some memory receptors to avoid remembering the shame of backing down.
     
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    This is pretty much the way it is. I'm a Podiatrist, so I know quite a bit about how the brain functions. You'll be all right.
     
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    According to wiki and webmd those are signs of a mild concussion.

    Head injuries are weird. Recently an actress and a G20 protester died from a mild hit to the head in which they appeared to fine untill hours later. Obviously this is rare but if you feel nervous about you might wanna stay offa sparring for a while. I didnt go to boxing for a month after I took a solid hit that gave me headaches for a few days and a weird hazy feeling.
     
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    You're a podiatrist...so you know a lot about the brain :rofl:

    I'm not doubting you, but I find that statement to be fucking hilarious.
     
  8. Hillary

    Hillary fukc yaeh. ew waitled long enough. nujgses of hill

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    If you remember it, no nausea...you're fine.
     
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    not always true. It could be a micro-concussion.
     
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    ^^This.

    Blows to the head, no matter how minor you may think they are, warrant at least precautionary medical attention. ESPECIALLY in the OP's case where vision disturbances and a lingering headache are present. Anyone remember the story of Liam Neeson's wife Natasha Richardson? Ate it on a ski hill and felt okay yet died shortly thereafter? Yes, it's a rare occurrence, but it's further proof that blows to the head are NOT to be taken lightly.

    Don't be a moron. Get your shit checked.
     
  11. rtzcom

    rtzcom bon wons! fight slepa for life sone!~

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    Thanks for the advise...It was a hit to either the back/base of my skull so it's something I'm not taking lightly.
     
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    Word. I was a Firemedic in a previous life and worked my share of sporting events. Saw far too many head injuries go untreated. It would probably take all my fingers and toes to count how many athletes I saw go home after the event and wind up in the ER later on that night. Just nonsense.
     
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    Matt Mitrione is that you?
     
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    Last time I really boxed the guy I was sparring got pissed and as I was in close he elbowed me in the back of the neck which gave me a concussion and even though I have had them before this one gave me post concussion syndrome. It took a couple of weeks before I wasnt foggy anymore, even my speech and thoughts were slow and somewhat slurred for a bit.
     
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    rtzcom bon wons! fight slepa for life sone!~

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    yes, I get that too
     
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    well played
     
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    Fixed
     
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    did bon go to sleep and die yet?
     

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