Being Patient’s Guide to Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

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Learn about chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a neurodegenerative disease that is caused by repeated head trauma. Research is underway to discover better prevention strategies, early intervention, and support for those affected.

Learn about chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a neurodegenerative disease that is caused by repeated head trauma. Research is underway to discover better prevention strategies, early intervention, and support for those affected.

In this guide, you’ll learn from experts about:
  • What CTE is and its key characteristics
  • Common risk factors and causes of CTE
  • How CTE differs from Alzheimer’s disease
  • Current diagnostic challenges and promising research
  • Strategies for managing symptoms and improving quality of life
  • Steps to reduce risk and prevent CTE, especially in sports