Dr. Bennet Omalu: ‘One Concussion Causes Permanent Damage’


Dr. Bennet Omalu is the author of the new book Truth Doesn’t Have A Side: My Alarming Discovery About The Danger Of Contact Sports.

Will Smith played him in the film ConcussionHe is credited with finding out the harsh repercussions of contact sports on children and adults.

Dr. Omalu wrote this book, “to help parents answer the question ‘Do I love football more than I love my child?'”.

A study in Sweden revealed that if your child suffers from one concussion they are more likely to die before the age of 42 and more likely to develop psychiatric issues.

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4 thoughts on “Dr. Bennet Omalu: ‘One Concussion Causes Permanent Damage’

  1. Kenyatta Thompson on said:

    I fell and hit my head a year ago.
    My memory is bad, I m often dizzy, have constant, head aches, blurred vision,
    And depression, will I be like this for the rest of my life, I need help!!

  2. leadjustone on said:

    I believe the good doctor. Maybe the NFL’s refusal to find a place for Colin Kaepernick is not such a bad thing after all. Just might turn out to be a blessing. Better to be unemployed (in football anyway), and be healthy!

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