Kevin says he has experienced deep depression and out-of-control rage for years and believes his problems could be the result of numerous head injuries received while playing football when he was in high school.

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Dr. Phil refers Kevin to brain injury expert and world-renowned neuroradiologist Dr. Bradley Jabour for a medical consult. Kevin visits Dr. Jabour at the Medical Imaging Center of Southern California, where he’s given a comprehensive 3 Tesla MRI scan.

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Dr. Jabour reveals the results of the brain scan, confirming Kevin’s suspicions of brain trauma.

Discussing treatments that could help Kevin with stabilizing his moods, Dr. Jabour says TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) is an FDA approved, non-invasive technology which helps to stimulate damaged or dormant areas of the brain.

“It’s one of the only tools we have that we think can help turn TBI (traumatic brain injury) around,” says Dr. Jabour.

Watch the video above to learn more about TMS and find out whether Kevin says he’ll move forward with treatment.


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Today’s Takeaway: Not All Behaviors Are Psychological In Nature