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Does Playing American Football Increase the Risk of Parkinson’s Disease?

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Playing impact sports such as football come at a high risk of experiencing head trauma. Image for illustration purposes
Playing impact sports such as football come at a high risk of experiencing head trauma. Image for illustration purposes

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  • Nearly one million people in the United States and more than 8.5 million worldwide live with Parkinson’s disease.
  • Sports with a high risk of head trauma, such as boxing and soccer, have been associated with an increased risk of Parkinson’s.
  • Now, a study has suggested that American football may also increase the risk by as much as 61%.

According to the World Health OrganizationTrusted Source, the prevalence of Parkinson’s has doubled in the past 25 years. In 2019, the WHO estimated that more than 8.5 millionTrusted Source individuals had the condition. Although the causes are not fully known, researchTrusted Source suggests that head trauma may increase the risk of developing Parkinson’s.

Follow the link below to read he entire article on Medical News Today: 

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/does-playing-american-football-increase-the-risk-of-parkinsons-disease?utm_source=Sailthru%20Email&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=MNT%20Daily%20News&utm_content=2023-08-17&apid=&rvid=4ba4ec80177cae00eabc43b8bc6648d598c4a356d104663735777e0a0f8b5c9f

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Information Source: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com

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