Doctor insights on:
Anoxic Brain Injury Pathophysiology
Anything that disrupts tissue integrity can cause brain damage: lack of or reduced oxygen (stroke), viamin deficiency, pressure (hydrocephalus, or, bleeding or tumor inside the skull), blunt or penetrating trauma; infection; inflammation (immune system mediated or otherwise); toxins (alcohol, ecstasy, lead, mercury, arsenic, to name but a few); diseases (ms, diabetes, ...Read more
My cousin has anoxic brain injury during MRI now he is on ventilator what is the prognosis of getting well?
Can you re-write me a prescription for Xanax (alprazolam) 2mg XR, since my anoxic brain injury which was in March they cut me off and my life is just getting worse?
Can 5 weeks of pulmonary hypertension (as well as a few other diagnoses) lead to moderate anoxic brain injury? A patient in his early 50's receives diagnosis of mssa- causing pulmonary hypertension, chf, aortic valve regurgitation, a stretched mitral valv
Endocarditis: Anoxic brain injury can occur after cardiac arrest. The heart disease you mention could lead to cardiac arrest but you did not mention this in your history. I am concerned about endocarditis, infection of the heart valve, with history of mssa bacteremia. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need diagnosis for 15 yr. Old son. School thinks may have autism, ocd, anoxic brain damage? Have never been able to get diagnosis. What doc to go to?
School saying Help!: An evaluation by a team - dbpede, neurologist, neuropsychologist, child psychiatrist, et al will establish both categorical & etiologic diagnoses & provide recommendations for medical, educational, behavioral & social/adaptive interventions to help your son function to the best of his ability in his transition to adulthood. Idea requires the school to pick a category for services & they need help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Clarification: If you are asking how to learn about your functional profile after a head injury, the ideal way to go is to see a physician who specialized in brain injury first. Neuropsychological testing, if done to standard, can be very helpful in clarifying domain strengths and areas affected. Brain imaging obtained well after an injury can be helpful but less so as it does not speak to function. Good luck ...Read more
Refer: To a board certified neurologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Specialist: You usually should see an optometrist or opthalmologist who has special interest and training in this area. They can recommend and fit you for special glasses that may help as well as recommend other types of rehabilitation programs usually in conjunction with an occupational therapist. These specialist are usually affiliated with rehabilitation hospitals although they also may be independent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal to lose sexual interest and horny feeling with a brain injury that how I am since this happen?
I have a brain injury ever since I've had this I've noticed my body twitches why does it do this and what causes it?
What to do if I have a brain injury and I'm wondering if I can take protein mixes such as dymatize and products such as?
I have a brain injury and lost the sexual urges feeling but my body still tells me I need pleasure how does this happen and work?
Endo problem?: I wonder if your injury affected the hypothalamus and/or pituitary gland. There are certainly other areas of the brain which, if injured, could affect your sexual function. But if you've not had an endocrine evaluation to check levels of gonadotropins and sex hormones, it would be worth checking. If there's no problem there, it's possible that a psychotropic med might help (trial and error). ...Read more
I have acquired mild traumatic brain injury. I have complicated symptoms like: I ahve no sensation (from music especially), cognitive, memory?
Treatment: First, you will slowly improve and recover some function over the next 18-24 months. Coping can be enhanced by multiple medications, and cognitive-behavioral speech therapies will also improve your situation. Perhaps a neurologist can supervise your rehabilitation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Alot of my life since I was younger I've shooken my head extremely hard to make my thick long hair look good. I'm 18 now. Could I have brain injury?
Why have I lost my sexual needs urges since my brain injury happen? I never get the feeling now will it ever come back again? Been over a year injury
Not uncommon. Neuro.: In brain injury, the pituitary gland & hypothalamus (2 brain parts) can get injured. They are the "master gland" that controls all the hormones released in the body & the sex drive center. Unfortunately, in some cases (pituitary apoplexy, hypothlamic infarct) these parts can be irreparably damaged. Talk to a good neurologist, & get hormone levels tested, maybe prescribed, to restore it. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
- Talk to a doctor online
- Pathophysiology of anoxic brain
- Anoxic hypoxic brain injury
- Treatments for anoxic brain injury
- Anoxic brain injury and seizures
- Diffuse anoxic brain injury
- Anoxic brain injury cardiac arrest
- Levy criteria anoxic brain injury
- How do you define anoxic brain injury?
- Anoxic brain injuries