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Risks in heading a soccer ball?

I am a 16 year old male high school soccer player. I read a lot of articles that say
that heading the ball may lead to white matter abnormalities
in the brain and cognitive decline. As a soccer player,
I feel really worried about the consequences of heading the ball.
Should I be worried? Is there anything I can do to safely head
the ball and prevent abnormalities and cognitive decline, like proper technique and neck strengthening exercises?
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