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Hypertrophic Olivary Degeneration

In this episode we will discuss Hypertrophic Olivary Degeneration (H.O.D.) once again, this time with a new guest, Brad Asher. Hypertrophic olivary degeneration (HOD) a rare neurological condition caused by degeneration in the brain stem, the structure that connects the brain to the spinal cord.  Signs and symptoms include palatal tremors, lack of movement coordination (ataxia), Holmes tremor, vision problems, muscle weakness, and gait impairment, along with an MRI showing enlargement (hypertrophy) of the inferior olivary nucleus(CREDITS: NORD)

Brad managed Health Clubs for 20 years and sold commercial and personal lines of Insurance for 20 years as well. 

He retired because of HOD at age 59. 

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