Joe Namath Blames NFL Concussions For His Recent Health Problems
Legendary former Jets quarterback Joe Namath says he has health problems which he believes are the result of concussions suffered while playing in the NFL.
“I’ve been some through some things medically,” Namath told reporter Rita Braver. “I’ve seen some things on my brain. But I’ve had some treatment – and I’ve improved.”
Namath joins a growing list of former and current NFL players who’ve experience serious side effects from concussions, which have been linked to memory loss, dementia and the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), among other conditions.
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