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.
Ive been some through some things medically, Namath told reporter Rita Braver. Ive seen some things on my brain. But Ive had some treatment and Ive improved."
Namath joins a growing list of former and current NFL players whove 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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