Q: How does 5150 Fight Gear promote the wellness of athletes? A: 5150 Fight Gear donates a portion of its sales to organizations that help support athletes with mental health as well research organizations that do research in the area of brain injury.
Q: What is your return policy? A: We accept unopened/unused equipment within 30 days for a full refund minus shipping.
Q: I don't see what I want to buy! A: As our business grows, so will our selection. Feel free to contact us with any specific questions you may have.
Q: Who's Greg? A: 5150 Fight Gear was founded in remembrance of Greg Gholson who was an athlete from a very young age, playing baseball, football then onto wrestling. Greg started boxing in his early adulthood and moved on to MMA where he helped train many young athletes. Greg's struggle with mental health and brain injury endured until the end of his life. We are here to remember him and so many other athletes that struggled and still struggle with mental health and no resources.
Q: What are the ways I can help get the message out? A: You can like us on Facebook, make a purchase here on our website, or donate to our Indiegogo campaign! Most importantly, share your story. We would love to hear from you: Contact us with any stories you would like to share.
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**DISCLAIMER** 5150 Fight Gear's representatives are not medical professionals, and are not providing medical advice of any kind. The information provided here was obtained from other sources, and is not meant for diagnosis, advice, or any kind of treatment for physical or mental injury or illness.
Q: How long do the effects of a concussion last? A: In most people, symptoms occur within the first 7 -10 days, and go away within 3 months. Sometimes they can persist for a year or more. -mayoclinic.org July 28, 2017
Q: What happens if you have an untreated concussion? A: This common form of brain injury temporarily disrupts mental function. If not treated, it can have nasty, long term consequences. People with an untreated concussion may suffer from headaches and fatigue – sometimes for years. -globeandmail.com March 6, 2007
Q: Can you fully recover from a concussion? A: Some people will have obvious symptoms of a concussion, such as passing out or forgetting what happened right before the injury, but other people won't. With rest, most people fully recover from a concussion. Some people recover within a few hours. -webmd.com June 21, 2014
Q: What is the average recovery time for a concussion? A: The researchers used a concussion-symptom scale and found that patients who engage in the most mental activity took about 100 days to completely recover, having no headaches, dizziness or blurred vision. For those who gave their brains time to heal, recovery time was cut to an average of 43 days. -webmd.com January 6, 2014
Q: What are the long-term effects of multiple concussions? A:
Q: Can Concussions lead to death? A: Brain trauma, concussion and coma. Head trauma and the resulting brain injuries are one of the leading causes of death in the industrialized world. In the United States more than 50,000 people die every year as a result of traumatic brain injury. -brainline.org
Q: Can you die in your sleep if you have a concussion? A: No, says Dr. David Hokda MD, a professor of neurosurgery and director of the UCLA Brain-Injury Research Center. After trauma occurs it is important to watch for the signs of life threatening brain injury: double vision, dizziness and nausea or vomiting. -Men's Health June 21, 2005
Fact: 1 in 5 adults have a mental health condition, that is over 40 million Americans.
Fact: The percentage of depression in youth is over 11%.