Dr. Berga discusses how hormones affect a woman's brain.
In many ways, in lots and lots of important ways. So, emotions and mood, cognition, speed of processing, motor coordination, even things like auditory threshold, seizure threshold, lots of brain functions are affected by hormones. It’s a very complicated story
About Dr. Berga, M.D.:
Dr. Sarah Berga is professor and chairman in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at Emory University School of Medicine. She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and reproductive endocrinology. She received her undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia and later held an Obstetrics and Gynecology General Hospital Fellowship at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Berga’s research focuses on understanding the impact of psychogenic and metabolic stresses upon the reproductive system and as a cause of infertility, among other topics.
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