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Is the Hypothalamus Affected by Head Injuries?

by | Last updated: Feb 14, 2023 | Hypothalamus, Men's Health, Mind/Body, Women's Health | 0 comments

Head injuries, also known as traumatic brain injuries, have to be severe to affect your hypothalamus.

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) resulting in a bleed in the brain, known as subarachnoid hemorrhage, is particularly dangerous to hypothalamus function. However, hypothalamus dysfunction following traumatic brain injury is often overlooked. 

Neuro endocrine dysfunction following traumatic brain injury occurs in a lot higher prevalence than we previously suspected. Between 27-47% of the cases of traumatic brain injury may result in imbalance of your hormones and neurotransmitters.

The root of that damage is in the hypothalamus. 

While we can really only track the pituitary and peripheral hormones, it is damage to the hypothalamus which causes miscommunication with the pituitary, leading to hormonal imbalances and imbalances in the neuro-endocrine system.

How do you know if your head injury has led to a hypothalamic imbalance?

Well, some of the symptoms are POTS syndrome, which is a very irregular heartbeat related to changes in your position. Issues with temperature regulation, uncontrollable eating leading to obesity, insulin resistance and diabetes, unusual sweating, severe fluid retention as well as blood pressure issues, are all signs of hypothalamic imbalance following a traumatic brain injury.

Unfortunately, hypothalamic damage is not recognized soon after a traumatic brain injury. That’s why it’s important to note any symptoms of hypothalamic damage, as well as have your hormones monitored for at least a year after a severe head injury. It’s important to treat the hypothalamic issues following a traumatic brain injury within the first year.

But even if you’ve had a traumatic brain injury years ago, you can still recover some hypothalamic function with the proper nutraceutical support. 

In most cases of head injury induced hypothalamus dysfunction, taking extra Sacred Seven with your Genesis Gold is necessary to give your hypothalamus maximum levels of support, and heal the trauma. If you have any questions regarding head injuries and your hypothalamus, please join me in our Hormone Support Group. You can access it through my free Hormone Reboot Training.

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About the Author - Deborah Maragopoulos FNP

Known as the Hormone Queen®️, I’ve made it my mission to help everyone – no matter their age – balance their hormones, and live the energy and joy their DNA and true destiny desires. See more about me my story here…



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