FDA Issues Warning on Concussion Supplements

If it were only that easy: take a pill and avoid a concussion. Problem is, no scientific evidence supports the claim that any dietary supplement is effective in the treatment or prevention of concussion. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent out a strong warning recently about dietary supplements that claim to help you avoid … Read More

Have Kids in Sports? Know the Laws About Concussions

While anywhere from 1.6 to 3.8 million sports-related concussions occur each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it’s estimated that nearly half of athletes (47 percent) who suffer concussive blows don’t report their symptoms. If you have children in sports, it’s important for you, as a parent, as well as … Read More

Ex-NFL Players Put ‘Trust’ in Cleveland Clinic

The long-term effects of sport-related collisions and brain trauma are a growing concern, particularly for retired pro football players. The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) and Cleveland Clinic are teaming up to do something about it. The institutions have established a program called The Trust to assess and improve the brain health and overall … Read More

New Sports Concussion Guidelines Released

As worry grows over the permanent effects of concussions athletes incur while playing team sports, a new set of sports concussion guidelines has been released. The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has released a new set of guidelines to evaluate players suspected of having a concussion. Player should be pulled immediately The guidelines recommend immediately … Read More

Advertising Policy

Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy