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When Junior Seau committed suicide last year, amid the reactions of shock and despair, there were many cautioning for patience before jumping to conclusions. Even if Seau’s pattern of behavior prior to his suicide suggested that he was suffering from the long-term effects from a lifetime of playing football, we didn’t know for sure. Now we know for sure and we know the suspicions of many are confirmed. Not that it wasn’t right to withhold judgment until now. Three independent neuropathologists from outside the NIH were given unidentified tissue from three different brains; one belonged to Seau, another to a person who had suffered from Alzheimer’s Disease, and a third from a person with no history of traumatic brain injury or neurodegenerative disease. Dr. Lonser said the three experts independently arrived at the same conclusion as two other government researchers: that Seau’s brain showed definitive signs of CTE. Those signs included the presence of an abnormal protein called “ta...
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A team of independent researchers who studied Seau's brain concluded the legendary NFL linebacker suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

Junior Seau had brain disease CTE

Junior Seau, one of the NFL's best and fiercest players for nearly two decades, had a degenerative brain disease when he committed suicide last May, the National Institutes of Health told The Associated Press on Thursday. Results of an NIH study of Seau's brain revealed abnormalities consistent with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). The NIH, based in Bethesda, Md...

Report: Junior Seau Had Brain Disease Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Junior Seau, one of the NFL’s best and fiercest players for nearly two decades, had a degenerative brain disease when he committed suicide last May, the National Institutes of Health told The Associated Press on Thursday. Results of an NIH study of Seau’s brain revealed abnormalities consistent with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). “The brain was independently evaluated...

Report: Junior Seau suffered from CTE

When Junior Seau committed suicide on May 2nd, 2012, it came as a shock to the sports world.  Seau was known for being a fantastic player and an even better teammate.Questions about degenerative brain disease and concussion have been on the rise for the past few years, and their link has been inescapable.  Seau’s brain was donated to the National Institute for Health, to see...

Doctors reveal Junior Seau suffered from CTE

Former San Diego Chargers LB Junior Seau suffered from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (or CTE), according to a study conducted by Dr. Russell Lonser, former chief of surgical neurology at the National Institute of Health. Dr. Lonser released his findings Thursday in a statement to the Associated Press. CTE is a brain disease caused by repeated blows to the head. It has been increasingly...

Junior Seau Had Brain Disease CTE When He Committed Suicide

NFL.com via Good Morning America is confirming what most of us knew and suspected.  After having extensive research done on his brain, deceased NFL great Junior Seau, who committed suicide last year,  did in fact have signs of CTE. CTE is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain found in those with a history of repetitive brain trauma.  Seau played 20 years and went to...

NFL News: Report suggests Junior Seau suffered brain trauma

ESPN and ABC are both reporting this morning that after analysis, it has been determined that former linebacker Junior Seau did suffer brain trauma. Seau committed suicide last May. Seau’s family donated his brain to research in order to see if playing professional football played a possible role in his suicide. Speaking exclusively to ESPN and ABC, Seau’s ex-wife and oldest...

Analysis: CTE Contributes To Seau Death

((HT: ABC News)) The Seau family donated the brain of former NFL star Junior Seau to the National Institutes of Health for analysis as to a possible cause for his downward spiral and eventual suicide. The brain, analyzed as an anonymous individual, was found to have CTE in its make-up. More than two dozen players have been diagnosed in recent time with CTE and there are multiple...

CTE diagnosis for Junior Seau

Ballertainment Junior Seau suffered from brain disease at time of death Degenerative Brain Disease was discovered in the brain of deceased NFL linebacker, Junior Seau. With his family’s consent, a study of Seau’s brain was conducted at the National Institutes of Health that revealed chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Of the findings, Seau’s son, Tyler Seau, told Fox Sports…...

Junior Seau was suffering from CTE syndrome due to repeated head trama at the time of his suicide

Hall of Famer Junior Seau took his own life in May of 2012. His family donated his brain to the National Institute of Health in Washington, D.C. to see if repeated head trama from years of football was a contributing factor. The former linebacker for the San Diego Chargers, Miami Dolphins, and New England Patriots [...]

Seau suffered from CTE

On Thursday Morning, ABC’s Good Morning America reported that former NFL star Junior Seau suffered from degenerative brain disease leading up to his suicide last May. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) conducted the research. The NIH studied three unidentified brains. One of these was Seau’s. The NIH’s report stated that Seau’s brain matched autopsies of those with exposure...

NFLPA: Junior Seau diagnosed with CTE 'tragic'

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Your grandma may be slow but my Seal is slower, kid. Yesterday, the big reveal of “How ****** Up Was Junior Seau” was as expected. Dude had a lot of mental issues from years of bashing his skull into other men. It just sort of confirmed what we already knew. It doesn’t change anything either. The only thing that has changed is that the memory of Seau’s mom bizarre wailing...

NFL Players More Likely to Suffer Depression, Develop Problems With Thinking Skills New Study Indicates

As we learn more and more about the effects of concussions and other traumatic brain injuries and how the affect cognitive function, the realities become all the more frightening. Released just a few days before the news that former NFL player Junior Seau was revealed to have suffered from the degenerative brain disease CTE, a new study indicates that football players, on the whole...
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