PITUITARY INJURY FOUNDATION

The Pituitary injury Foundation was established to help educate the public about the importance of pituitary injuries caused by trauma, and the significant effects these injuries can have on people who may not even know they have one. By educating those involved in the brain injury community, we believe that less people will slip through the medical system with unrecognized pituitary injuries, and they will get the treatment they need to once again feel as much like they did before their brain injury.

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Concussions’ Lingering Effects Linked to Hormone Deficiency

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COUP CONTRECOUP

Whenever person has head trauma, whether it comes from a car crash, a fall, from playing sports, or even a blast injury from serving in the military, the brain inside the skull is subjected to what is called a coup-contrecoup type injury. That is a fancy French term for the sudden side to side movement of the brain within the skull when the head is impacted.

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SCOTT BLAIR

Director, Pituitary Injury Foundation

To help raise public awareness about pituitary injuries, Scott started the Pituitary Injury Foundation to accomplish several important goals. First, to help raise awareness in the medical profession about the prevalence of pituitary injuries in conjunction with TBI injuries, and what treatment resources are available to those with traumatic injuries to their pituitary.

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