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NFL Can Be ‘Pro-Brain and Pro-Game’ as Concussion Fears Soar: Former Player Trent Gillies

Cindy Ord | SiriusXM | Getty Images Football is back, and so are concerns about player concussions. With that said, it's rare to hear from a player living with the impact on their mental health after leaving the game. Former NFL tight end Ben Utecht won a Super Bowl with the Indianapolis Colts in 2007.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

I feel one of the best ways to be pro-football is to protect the brain from contact-induced neuroinflammation by taking adequate levels of EPA and DHA in order to have the anti-inflammatory reserves to reduce brain damage.  Not having kids use helmets and pads by playing flag football until they are in high school is another excellent idea.


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