LYNN HEALTH SCIENCE INSTITUTE IS LOOKING FOR PARTICIPANTS
PAID CLINICAL TRIAL
- Lasting 1 year
- 19 clinic visits
YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IF YOU MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA
- Male or Female 4 years of age and older
- Diagnosis of Acquired Hypothalamic Obesity
Hypothalamic obesity” refers to excess weight gain that may follow from an injury to the hypothalamus, a brain region with many important functions. The hypothalamus affects energy intake, by regulating how much we eat, and energy expenditure, by regulating how much energy our bodies use. Other causes of acquired hypothalamic obesity include traumatic brain injury, infectious or inflammatory injury, radiation or hemorrhage (bleeding in the brain).