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(PHILADELPHIA) CBS – If you saw the Eagles vs. Falcons game on Sunday, it was a classic example of how a concussion should be handled. DeSean Jackson was removed from the field and he was taken to the locker room to receive care.

What is concerning about Jackson’s case is the fact that there are reports that he lost consciousness, and in addition to that, he may have suffered memory loss. This, combined with the fact that he suffered a concussion last year that caused him to miss several games, indicates that he is more prone to suffer problems associated with concussions.

People who suffer concussions can have them again and again. It is more like a seal being broken, it opens it up so they can happen more often. In addition, there are short and long-term concerns about brain damage.

Reported by Dr. Brian McDonough, KYW Newsradio

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