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How Can You Tell The Difference Between Slight And Transient Brain Injury
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
Not too much: They are used interchangeably since even mnor. Juries can lead to significant damage over time like multiple concussions. People sometimes say only permanent injuries are damage but we now know that even minor injuries can cause damage even if one cannot see the damage initially. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cause: An eventual brain injury can be due to decreased blood flow (stroke), or an aneurysm (hemorrhage), or low blood sugar or low oxygen (hypoxia). When the term traumatic is used, the cause is a physical injury like being hit hard over the head after falling. Unfortunately any severe brain insult could affect future fnctn quite severely. ...Read more
See details: The extent of the injury and the deficits caused by that injury. ...Read more
Why does everything feel surreal to me since my brain injury its like everything that happens is like ive dreamt it all can someone please tell me why?
Possible Deja vu: You seem to be describing a phenomenon which has been called Deja Vu. Sometimes it is a manifestation of temporal lobe seizures. Seizures are frequent sequel of head injury. See a neurologist. A therapeutic trial of antiepileptic drug could be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good question: The brain is very complex. Brief disruption can happen, and full recovery can occur. A transient ischemic event can happen. Concussion can happen. A seizure can happen. A migraine can happen. A psychotic break can happen. All can recover fully or leave deficits. A good neurologist can help determine cause and effect. ...Read more
Recovery takes time: It takes time to recover from a brain injury. The more severe, the more time it takes. The older the patient, the more time it takes. Recovery may not necessarily be full and back to complete normality. If it is a mild brain injury or a concussion, the important thing to remember is to avoid repeated concussions. There is a cumulative effect. Finally, there are long term effects:20-30 years later. ...Read more
Recovery from TBI: You have not said the severity and extent of a tbi. Concussion, the mildest tbi symptoms may normalize after hours to days, to as long as a year. More severe brain injuries depend on the type and extent of the damage. Most improvement will occur during the first year after the injury. Improvement may continue for the next several years. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Brain injury is a condition in which the brain is damaged due to an injury. Brain injury often results when the head violently and suddenly hits an object or when an object deeply pierces the head. The symptoms of brain injury vary from mild to severe depending on how much the ...Read more
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