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Repeat Head Hits May Not Put NFL Players at Risk of Motor Problems

Study aimed to see if former pro football players faced the same fate as many professional boxers

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears
CTE is like cancer.  That’s means it needs at least two components.  The first is the brain trauma itself. The second is the lack of resolution of the inflammation caused by the trauma.  Without adequate levels of omega-3 fatty acids in the brain, it is impossible to resolve the neuro-inflammation induced by brain trauma.  In animal studies, administration of high-dose fish oil immediately after a brain trauma reduces neuronal injury by 98%.

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