Traumatic Brain Injury precautions for people with APOE ¾ alleles | Peter Attia

Traumatic Brain Injury precautions for people with APOE ¾ alleles | Peter Attia


traumatic brain injury also brain aging in
real-time, people with TBI are much more likely to get Alzheimer’s especially if they have
ApoE4. You know, up to 10 times, 20 times, depending
on how many alleles they have, but… [Peter]: I used to do work with some professionals
athletes and for guys in the NFL. If I saw that they were ApoE 3/4…and again
this is completely bogus but it’s the best I think you can do, I would advise somebody
who’s an ApoE 3/4 entering the NFL that your number of concussions should be fewer than
what is recommended. [Rhonda]: Yeah. I would actually go as to saying if you’re
ApoE with 3/4 that head trauma in general is putting you at high risk for… [Peter]: No, I completely agree but, of course,
when you’ve got a guy who’s about to make $20 million to play football and he’s willing
to, like, play until he gets six concussions, maybe you make it three.

3 comments on “Traumatic Brain Injury precautions for people with APOE ¾ alleles | Peter Attia

  1. FMF Clips Post author

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  2. Steven Dugan Post author

    I have a couple TBIs. I’m still wondering if there’s anything I can do to increase my chances of not having long term side effects.

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