What is chronic traumatic encephalopathy?

POSTED: 04:48 PM PDT May 06, 2012    UPDATED: 05:40 AM PDT Jul 08, 2014 

The NFL has reached a preliminary settlement in a lawsuit filed over player concussions. Find out more about chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the disease several former NFL pros claim they are now suffering from due to hits on the field.

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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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