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Head Trauma and Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

The link between traumatic brain injury and Alzheimer’s disease: Scientists have identified a number of risk factors that increase the risk of developing a neurodegenerative condition. Thanks to high-profile cases, such as Muhammad Ali, the general public has a growing awareness of a link between head trauma and Parkinson’s disease (PD).

However, fewer people realize that traumatic brain injury (TBI) is also a predisposing factor for the development of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
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