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CTE: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. What you did not know.

Posted by Total Access Medical on Jan 26, 2018

In an article published by CNN, CTE is reported to be caused by repetitive hits to the head, not concussion. This finding is announced following a report issued Thursday.




This illness is a neurodegenerative disease that is very similar to Alzheimer’s disease in its signs and symptoms.

The illness has gained much notoriety since our national sporting leagues have begun to finally address head injury and put protocols in place to attempt to treat. or allow necessary time to rest after trauma occurs.

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Topics: CTE concussion