Cause of CTE: Is it Hits to the Head or Concussions?

It became conventional wisdom that concussions were the major cause for CTE. The focus became the major hits that athletes were taking in sports such as football. Experts feared too many of those major concussions is what developed into CTE. But new research has flipped that hypothesis around. It may be hits to the head that lead to CTE, not major concussions. Concussions are Irrelevant to Triggering CTE The major concussions that athletes suffer while playing may not be what is causing them to develop the condition known as CTE. Much has been made about CTE, or chronic traumatic encephalopathy,…

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