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Can A Stroke Or Closed Head Injury Directly Affect Your Personality
A closed head injury i feel may be behind loss of memory, depression, and balance what would be the best approach to treating this sort of thing?
Approach: The first thing is to get a proper diagnosis. Contact your doctor who may refer you to a neurologist or rehabilitation specialist. If there is any question in your history, an MRI may help the diagnosis. If a brain injury is suspected after these steps, a neuopsychological evaluation is called for. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A head injury is a condition in which there is injury to the skull, scalp, or brain. The injury may range from a minor bump on the head or a more severe brain injury. The head injury may result in an open wound with visible bleeding or it may result in a closed wound with internal bleeding ...Read more
Yes, not permanent: Concussions are a traumatic brain injury (tbi) commonly affecting 4 areas: thinking, emotion, sleep and body. Symptoms affecting thinking are poor concentration, slow thinking; emotional are irritability, sadness, anxious ; sleep are increased sleeping, trouble falling or staying asleep; body are headache, nausea, dizzy, sensitivity to light or sounds. If you have any of these see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on location: This is a good question. If you are concerned specifically about language impairment, you want to be aware of specific injuries near or adjacent to the language regions. This would be the left frontal and temporal regions. If there was injury to this region in the form of contusions/bruises/blood clots there can be problems with speech generation and/or interpretation. A speech therapist may help. ...Read more
For what length of time can someone remain unconscious from a closed head injury (blow to the head)?
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TBI: One that causes injury to superior temporal or inferior frontal lobe in the dominant hemisphere. ...Read more
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