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Even a Mild Head Injury Increases Your Risk for Parkinson's Disease

The accumulation of mild head trauma over time has been shown to raise your risk for neurological dysfunction later in life. This includes not only Alzheimer’s but also another neurodegenerative process, Parkinson’s disease.  According to recent research, even a single concussion could increase your risk for Parkinson’s by 56 to 83 percent, depending on the severity of the injury.  Read more...


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