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CTE Linked to Another Athlete’s Suicide

CTE brainYet another case of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) linked to an athlete’s suicide. CTE leaves a buildup of tau proteins in the brain, and can cause depression, mood swings, flattened affect, and memory loss. It is caused by head trauma, especially repeated head trauma.

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By | 2016-11-20T07:53:40+00:00 October 15th, 2016|Categories: Brain, CTE, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on CTE Linked to Another Athlete’s Suicide

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