Children with heart diseases should not play competitive sports. Yet young athletes with inherited heart conditions often go undiagnosed, and can die unexpectedly during practice or a game. Children's experts recommend watching out for warning signs such as fainting during or after exercise, shortness or breath, seizures, or a family history of unexplained death at a young age.For more information, visit: www.seattlechildrens.org/clinics-programs/heart/
Dr. Samuel R. Browd, attending neurosurgeon and medical director of Seattle Children’s Sports Concussion Program, defines concussion, lists the signs and urges you to get medical care right away if...
Ask KOMO: Preventing Sports Injuries
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Inside Cardiology at Seattle Children's Heart Center
Cardiologist Dr. Mark Lewin shares how Seattle Children's Heart Center makes families part of the team, and personalizes care for each child or teen. Learn more about Dr. Lewin:...
Ask KOMO: Concussions
Dr. Monique Burton covers the signs and symptoms of concussions, along with treatment and tips for preventing concussions. Learn more about sports concussions and Seattle Children's Sports Concussion...
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