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How do diffuse brain injuries affect other illnesses?

Diffuse brain injury, which is a type of traumatic brain injury, can affect other illnesses by increasing your risk for them. Specifically, traumatic brain injuries can increase your risk for Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease. The more severe and frequent your traumatic brain injuries are, the higher at risk you are for Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.

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What is a diffuse brain injury?
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A diffuse brain injury is a type of traumatic brain injury that has an effect on the entire brain. A...
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Do diffuse brain injuries affect females and males differently?
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Diffuse brain injuries affect males and females differently in their frequency rate. The traumatic b...
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Does the direction of head movement affect diffuse brain injuries?
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Diffuse brain injuries usually occur from rapid forces of acceleration or deceleration, most often r...
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What are the four types of injury that can cause diffuse brain damage?
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There are four main types of brain injuries that can cause diffuse brain damage These include:Diffus...
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