Can Head Injuries Cause Alzheimer’s Disease?

There has been much talk about whether or not head trauma can lead to Alzheimer's disease or dementia later in life. According to the Mayo Clinic, research has found serious head injuries that result in being unconscious for more than 24 hours represent a greater risk of developing the disease. MORE: Are firefighters more at risk of developing dementia? Lesser head injuries where the person is unconscious for more than 30 minutes but less than 24 hours are also thought to increase the risk of developing dementia or Alzheimer's disease. Not enough research has been conducted to see if single head injuries resulting in unconscio
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