Your Child’s Brain Can Show Damage Even After Only One Season of Football

Oct 25, 2016 at 10:28 am |

Do you let your kids play football?

Although I’m not a big fan of football myself, I know plenty of families who not only love the sport, but swear by it every Sunday afternoon. It’s a lifestyle for many, with fans either cheering or jeering their beloved teams during do-or-die situations on the field. And that’s why so many young kids play football in pop leagues all around the country, yet there’s a new study that is making parents pulling out their children in huge numbers.

Reports indicate that brain changes can often be seen in kids after just one season of football, prompting parents to wonder: is the sport really worth it, especially if a child’s health might be at risk? Here’s what you need to know.


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A growing number of parents are concerned over the lack of safety in the sport of football.

Is the sport really worth the risks?