Headbanging Can Cause Brain Injury, Doctors Confirm

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Headbanging Can Cause Brain Injury, Doctors Confirm
Although it's a known fact that headbanging can cause neck injury, doctors have recently confirmed that it can also lead to a brain clot.

As Daily Mail reports, a 50-year-old German fan of Motorhead developed the condition following one of the band's recent shows.

After rattling his goddamn head a bit too much, the fan began suffering constant headache for two weeks. He was ultimately treated at Hannover Medical School, where a CT scan confirmed a subdural haematoma on the right side, a clot caused by blood leaking between the skull and the brain.

Thankfully, the clot was successfully removed by doctors, who had to drill a hole in the patient's head. The fan is expected to make a full recovery, whereas the whole case marks the fourth recorded subdural haematoma linked to headbanging.

"Our patient had no history of head trauma so we assume that headbanging, with its brisk forward and backward acceleration and deceleration forces, led to rupturing of bridging veins causing hemorrhage into the subdural space," the doctors stated.

However, there is no need for being too concerned. According to Dr. Ariyan Pirayesh Islamian, chances of developing a brain clot from headbanging are "very, very low." "We are not against headbanging," he said. "The risk of injury is very, very low. But I think if the patient had gone to a classical concert, this would not have happened."

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