"I see all the symptoms going away." He hopes to raise awareness of the therapy, which the doctor says improves blood flow in the brain through intravenous treatments and dietary supplements.
There have been headaches, insomnia, slurred speech and persistent ringing and buzzing in his ears. There were others, so many others with the Browns, he shook off with smelling salts tucked into the front of his pants on game day. His life, troubled by financial woes and a failed marriage, was almost unlivable.But the ringing and buzzing in his head never subsided. He was desperate, masking his misery with medication and trying to pretend things weren't as bad as they seemed.Orton did not play at all in 2006, and sparingly in 2007.Orton regained his starting job from Grossman in 2008, but the team finished a disappointing 9–7 and out of the playoffs.The 49-year-old had searched unsuccessfully for lasting relief until recently finding it courtesy of a Florida-based doctor who he says is helping reverse the effects of his brain trauma.