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Repeated concussions can alter heart activity and impact the 'heart-brain' axis

By Jyotpal Singh, Postdoctoral fellow, Kinesiology & Health Studies, University of Regina
J. Patrick Neary, Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology & Health Studies, University of Regina
Payam Dehghani, Associate Professor, Cardiology, University of Saskatchewan
Concussion doesn’t just affect the brain, but the whole body. The interaction of the ‘heart-brain axis’ means that as the brain works to heal its injury, it puts extra stress on the heart.The Conversation

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