Jump to navigation. I keep hearing more and more about the need for people with TBI to see an endocrinologist to rule out hypopituitarism. It is hypothesized that it may be at least partially responsible for the fatigue so common after TBI. Can you shed some light on this topic?
It can help these individuals to have a guide or questionnaire to review, carefully considering the answers to each question. In using this guide, a person can then approach a medical or addiction treatment professional for a formal diagnosis and plan for recovery. The following includes a questionnaire that can serve as just that kind of guide. A general way of looking at all the following questions is to seriously consider whether the individual has control over how drinking affects daily life, including relationships, mental and physical health, and activities.
Author: Office of Public Affairs. A concussion is a mild form of traumatic brain injury TBI that affects how your brain functions. These effects can be short-term, lasting only a few hours or a couple of days, or cause long-term problems. Concussions occur as the result of a traumatic blow to the head that causes the head and brain to move rapidly back and forth in a whiplash-like fashion. The sudden movement causes the brain to bounce and twist around inside the skull, stretching and damaging the delicate cells and structures inside your brain.