He takes as many as eight medications at a time to ease his headaches, to smooth his erratic moods, to soothe his sleeplessness. He spends much of his time exploring treatments to find relief that rarely lasts longer than a few days: Botox injections, massage, sensory deprivation.
“What he fears is early-onset Alzheimer’s,” she said. They do not expect much money from the lawsuit, although White is convinced that the league concealed for years its knowledge of the potential risks for players. They hope that improved education about concussions will prevent someone else from going through what White has.
Read this story in the New York Time -- A Player’s Concussion, a Family’s Ordeal