What is chronic traumatic encephalopathy?

Published On: May 06 2012 07:48:36 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 25 2013 01:57:01 PM EDT

Quarterback Brett Favre recently opened up about some memory lapses, which be a sign of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Find out more about this disease and some of the professional athletes who have suffered from it.

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Symptoms of CTE include: headaches, disorientation, confusion, poor judgment, overt dementia, slowed muscular movements, staggered gait, tremors and deafness.

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