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not anymore... the diagnosis is called dysautonomia. This may have made me laugh a little too hard. Lol


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Dr. Bennet Omalu: Discovered CTE Disease in NFL Players

Dr. Bennet Omalu: Discovered CTE Disease in NFL Players

from CNN

Late BMX biker Dave Mirra diagnosed with CTE

Dave Mirra, a famed BMX biker, was found to have chronic traumatic encephalopathy, CTE, the same brain disease found in several former professional football players.

#FastFactFriday: NFL players are three to four times more likely to contract Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) than an average American. These disorders affect nerve function, resulting in loss of movement or memory. More recently, studies have identified a condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). CTE has symptoms similar to Alzheimer’s, ALS, and Parkinson’s, and occurs in people who’ve had multiple concussions.

from BuzzFeed

96% Of NFL Players Tested In Study Suffer From Concussion-Related Brain Disease

In results released on Friday, 87 out of 91 former players from the National Football League tested positive for chronic traumatic...