Can Concussions Lead to Alzheimer’s?

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By Molly Clifton

A possible link between concussions and Alzheimer’s Disease.

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic found that a history of concussion involving a loss of consciousness may be related to plaque buildup associated with Alzheimer's in the brain.

The study looked at nearly 500 people and found those with memory and thinking problems and a history of head injury had higher levels of plaques.
 



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