Dr. Robert Cantu talks about how after a concussion the brain is in a metabolic crisis and, without rest, that crisis is exacerbated.
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About the author: Robert Cantu, MD
Robert Cantu, MD is chief of Neurosurgery Service, chairman Department of Surgery, and director of Sports Medicine, Emerson Hospital; clinical professor, Department of Neurosurgery, and co-director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, Boston University School of Medicine.
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thank you, I have seen two doctors " you are the first to say you need to rest", and why. Thank you