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Researchers discover former Saints QB Stabler suffered brain disease

 

Researchers discover former Saints QB Ken Stabler suffered from brain disease

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Link: Saints QB Ken Stabler suffered from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

 

"A lot of people work very hard in their lives to be cool. Some people are just born with it, and Kenny was just one of the coolest guys I've ever been around," said former Saints player Rich Mauti.

Former Saints players’ react to the news that the late, legendary NFL quarterback Kenny Stabler is found to have severe degenerative brain disease.

Kenny Stabler left his brain to doctors,  in hopes of uncovering why, only in his late 60s, he showed signs of dementia and could not take bright lights and noise.

Dr. Omalu acknowledges that HBOT can help late effects of concussion

 

'Concussion' doctor explains the dangers of high impact sports

NEW ORLEANS - At the age of 15, Dr. Bennet Omalu made history by going to medical school. Then he made history again with his research. Now the movie "Concussion" takes on the controversy about his research and the potential dangers of playing contact sports.

Dr. Omalu, played by actor Will Smith in 'Concussion,' was the first doctor to discover, diagnose and name a chronic brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE. It's  found most often in football players, professional hockey players, and wrestlers.