Chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Brain damage and concussions in Pro contact sports

Explore the causes of CTE and possible cures and symptoms

CTE occurs after years of on-going concussions. It can lead to depression and erratic behavior

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy

is a form of encephalopathy that is a progressive disease usually diagnosed after death in individuals with a history of multiple concussions and other forms of head injury. A variant of the condition dementia pugilistic (DP), is primarily associated with boxing. CTE has been most commonly found in professional athletes participating in football, wrestling, ice hockey, and and other contact sports who have experienced head trauma. It has also been found in soldiers exposed to a blast or a concussive injury.
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