Post Traumatic Brain Injury Hormonal Deficiency Syndrome

Fascinating treatment for traumatic brain injury (TBI) utilizing replacement of deficient hormones.  An estimated 1.9 million Americans sustain a TBI each year.  Approximately half of these cases result in at least short-term disability, and approximately 52,000 of those people die from their injuries.  Of those that survive, many will develop progressive hormonal deficiencies, which lead to post concussion syndrome or post TBI hormonal deficiency syndrome, a cascade of deficiencies of hormones that will affect every aspect of functioning and will have a dramatic effect upon the patients quality of life.  Listen to this interview with Dr. Mark Gordon, pioneering this therapy

 

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