Overcoming Concussions In High School

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At the beginning of my junior year of high school I got a concussion while playing soccer. I had to miss two weeks of school before the pediatrician I saw for the injury cleared me to go back to school. Coming back to school after the concussion and what followed was by far the hardest challenge I’ve had to overcome. It wasn’t making up the work from my absence or being back at school for the first time in two weeks that was challenging. The reason it was so incredibly difficult for me to come back to school was that when I returned I kept getting excruciatingly painful headaches. They would come whenever I was trying to do homework, study for a test, or really any activity that required prolonged periods of thinking. Trying to complete homework

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