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Experience:  MBBS MS. Post doctoral fellowship in Sports Medicine. General surgeon and sports medicine specialist
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Dr. Phophalia: Back in March, you helped me with a medical

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Dr. Phophalia: Back in March, you helped me with a medical question after I tripped over a neighbor's dog and fell backwards and hit my head. You were right, I had a cat scan and the doctor said I had a concussion, contusion, severe disc degeneration and a lot of arthritis in my neck. I was scheduled to have re-do surgery on my foot and the doctor will not operate until all my symptoms of the concussion are gone. My foot is getting worse, it is not severe but getting to the point. Is there anything else you can recommend to me to speed up my recovery? Fortunately, there was no bleeding in the brain but I definitely suffered a concussion. Thank you!

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Concussion may take almost 3 months to get better or resolve completely. Following would help you:

1) Vitamin C and Zinc supplement.

2) Probiotics.

3) Lemon water (warm) with honey.

4) Good sleep

5) Yoga.

6) Meditation.

7) Relaxation techniques.

8) Deep breathing exercises.

9) Acupuncture.

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Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Thank you. I will follow your suggestions!

You are very welcome.

Wishing you a speedy resolution.