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Apr 6, 2021

When You Least Expect it – When Something Goes Wrong in Your Brain

Words like “hypothalamus,” “cerebellum” and “basal ganglia” sound familiar, but does anyone really know what they are? Or even what they do? Your brain is a miraculous, complex organ that controls your body’s functions. But how does it work exactly? And what’s happening when we get injured? Or sick? Or as we age? How can we keep this intricate, living computer healthy? And what do we do when something does go wrong?

Guests include:

Jeff Probst

  • Jeff Probst is an American reality show host and an executive producer. He is best known as the Emmy Award-winning host of the reality television show “Survivor.”

Suzie Bash MD

  • RadNet Neuroradiologist, Medical Director of Neuroradiology at San Fernando Valley Interventional Radiology in Los Angeles

Wendy Saltzburg

  • Geriatric Care Manager

Michael Kromf

  • Suffered a mini-stroke, also known as a TIA (a Transient Ischemic Attack).

Megan Gefsky

  • Speaking openly about her family’s experience with her mother’s decline into Alzheimer’s Disease.