Sorry I have one more question. I am a 23 year old male with no family history of ALS, Alzheimers, or anything like that, yet I am worried because of possible head trauma in the past.
Here are my past traumas:
When I was 5 I hit my head and got a small gash that needed six stitches on the back of my head. I didn't pass out or have any symptoms of a concussion.
When I was around 12 a baseball hit me in the back of my head. I got a bump on my head that went down on its own. Again no blackout or symptoms of concussion, just the bump.
I was also hit on the jaw twice in my life, it was painful to chew for a few days but no other symptoms besides that.
One time when I was on a water slide my head hit the water, I was a tiny bit stunned, but again didn't black out or anything.
Also a softball might have hit me in the head but again no blackout or concussion. I also played football two years but didnt play much and never really had any head hits.
I am worried because this seems like a lot, but maybe for a young guy this is normal. Are my experiences worrisome, am I at high risk of ALS and alzheimers or would you say my history is typical for a young guy who plays sports? I am very worried, do you think I will be okay?