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The Effects of CTE on Addiction

CTE is the common shorthand for a disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy. People with this disease experience a gradual, severe loss of their brain function. There is a link between CTE and addiction. Pre-existing addiction may contribute to the start of the illness. In addition, the presence of CTE can make you more likely to…

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Types of Neurodegenerative Diseases

There are numerous types of neurodegenerative diseases. These are conditions in which the nerve cells in the brain or the peripheral nervous system does not function the way it should. Over time, these cells die. There is no cure for any of these conditions. However, some treatments may help slow down their progression, ensuring the…