Skiers and snowboarders are dusting off their gear as snow falls in the mountains … and hopefully that gear includes a helmet.
A collision with a tree or another skier could result in a terrible head injury. Wearing a helmet can help reduce the brain damage done in the event of an accident.
As in the case of all head injuries, you should seek immediate medical attention if you experience headache, nausea or vomiting or double or blurred vision.
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