How and When Progesterone Is Administered After a Brain Injury

In the Phase III trial, humans are given natural progesterone — which comes from yams — within a four-hour window when it can coat the brain and offer neuro protection.

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Posted on BrainLine October 25, 2012. Reviewed July 25, 2018.

Produced by Victoria Tilney McDonough, Ashley Gilleland, Justin Rhodes, and Erica Queen, BrainLine.