33 min

57. Female Hormones after TBI / Concussion (with Melissa Biscardi‪)‬ Hope Survives | Brain Injury Podcast

    • Health & Fitness

Hormones can become disrupted after a brain injury, and today Melissa Biscardi is here to share current research and dive deeper into what this looks like for females, including the menstrual cycle, menopause, birth control, and more. We also discuss practical steps you can take if you think you or your loved one's hormones may have been affected.



0:00 Intro

4:55 Melissa & Her Research

8:10 When Menstrual Cycle is “Off”

10:25 Women and Concussions

12:25 Overlap with TBI Symptoms

14:25 Post-Partum Symptoms

15:55 Current Research of Brain Injury & Hormones

19:05 What you can do

20:10 anti-Müllerian hormone - Pre-Menopause & Menopause

23:45 Birth Control

26:20 Hormone Disruption

27:10 Cycle Connection with Risk of Injury

29:55 What you can do



Connect with Melissa: rehablab.ca @the.rehab.lab



CONNECT

Listen to Cristabelle's new "Hope Survives" single on all music streaming platforms!

Hosted by Cristabelle Braden: @cristabellebraden | cristabellebraden.com

Hope After Head Injury: @hopeafterheadinjury | hopeafterheadinjury.com

Brain Injury Bible Study: @braininjurybiblestudy | braininjurybiblestudy.com

Join the online community & zoom support group: hopeafterheadinjury.com/community

Thank you to Council on Brain Injury for supporting this podcast by providing a microphone as part of their grant program to the brain injury community. Check out the amazing work done by CoBI at: councilonbraininjury.com

This podcast is for education and informational purposes only, and not intended for medical advice. If you need specific medical advice, please consult your physician.

More: hopesurvivespodcast.com

Hormones can become disrupted after a brain injury, and today Melissa Biscardi is here to share current research and dive deeper into what this looks like for females, including the menstrual cycle, menopause, birth control, and more. We also discuss practical steps you can take if you think you or your loved one's hormones may have been affected.



0:00 Intro

4:55 Melissa & Her Research

8:10 When Menstrual Cycle is “Off”

10:25 Women and Concussions

12:25 Overlap with TBI Symptoms

14:25 Post-Partum Symptoms

15:55 Current Research of Brain Injury & Hormones

19:05 What you can do

20:10 anti-Müllerian hormone - Pre-Menopause & Menopause

23:45 Birth Control

26:20 Hormone Disruption

27:10 Cycle Connection with Risk of Injury

29:55 What you can do



Connect with Melissa: rehablab.ca @the.rehab.lab



CONNECT

Listen to Cristabelle's new "Hope Survives" single on all music streaming platforms!

Hosted by Cristabelle Braden: @cristabellebraden | cristabellebraden.com

Hope After Head Injury: @hopeafterheadinjury | hopeafterheadinjury.com

Brain Injury Bible Study: @braininjurybiblestudy | braininjurybiblestudy.com

Join the online community & zoom support group: hopeafterheadinjury.com/community

Thank you to Council on Brain Injury for supporting this podcast by providing a microphone as part of their grant program to the brain injury community. Check out the amazing work done by CoBI at: councilonbraininjury.com

This podcast is for education and informational purposes only, and not intended for medical advice. If you need specific medical advice, please consult your physician.

More: hopesurvivespodcast.com

33 min