August 1, 2013
Months after Chuck Spires came home from Iraq, he began having dizzy spells and radical mood swings and had lost all interest in sex.
Army doctors diagnosed him with multiple brain injuries — he had endured several head-rattling bomb blasts — along with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.
But it was another symptom, the sudden gain of 50 pounds, that led to deeper investigation.
This article was posted: Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 9:54 am