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Doctor insights on: What Injury That Is Part Of The Brain That Causes Speech Impedement

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Can a brain injury cause a speech impediment?

Can a brain injury cause a speech impediment?

Yes: Brain injury can cause a speech impediment depending on the part of brain involved, structural damage to face, ears, nerves. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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After a brain injury that causes someone to not be able to understand speech, is it possible for it to go away over time?

After a brain injury that causes someone to not be able to understand speech, is it possible for it to go away over time?

Yes: The difficulty in understanding speech is called receptive aphasia. This may improve over time depending on the extent and location of the injury. Rehabilitative therapy may help optimize recovery. ...Read more

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I get dizzy during a certain part of the day. Does this sound like a brain injury symptom?

I get dizzy during a certain part of the day. Does this sound like a brain injury symptom?

Sometimes dizzy: If the dizziness occurs at the same time of the day, does it relate to missing a meal, such as lunch. Is it happening just before a meal. Are you taking any medication which might have its maximum effect at that time of the day. ...Read more

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Is this part of my brain injury feeling real exhausted and tired and feel the body working hard because its tired?

Is this part of my brain injury feeling real exhausted and tired and feel the body working hard because its tired?

Part of brain injury: Fatigue is part of the post brain injury constellation. You did not give information about the brain tumor or the extent of surgery. I would talk to your surgeon out what you are feeling. ...Read more

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Which brain tests are done in awake part of awake brain surgery? Speech test, tests of extremities movement , memory tests or which?

Which brain tests are done in awake part of awake brain surgery? Speech test, tests of extremities movement , memory tests or which?

Depends : On what part of the brain is being operated on. Mostly speech and movement testing. Squeezing object. Counting, repeating phrases. Things like that. ...Read more

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Which part of the brain causes narcolepsy?

Which part of the brain causes narcolepsy?

Hypothalamus: The part of the brain known as the hypothalamus is responsible for narcolepsy. Lack of a neurotransmitter called hypocretin (orexin) in this part of the brain results in the illness. ...Read more

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Which part of the brain causes automatic, intrusive thoughts and memories?

No such brain region: There really aren't 'automatic' or intrusive thoughts. We are in control over thinking, despite how it may seem at times. We process information constantly and may react to our environment quite suddenly, but not automatically nor do we think intrusively. Our patterns can become more rapid over time with repeated use and practice. ...Read more

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Please answer! what part of the brain causes alcoholism?

Please answer! what part of the brain causes alcoholism?

Unanswerable ?: because NO part of the brain CAUSES alcoholism, and there is no evidence that there is something wrong with the brains of people who become alcoholic. There are many causes, some of which are inheritable and genetic, and others relate to life experiences, particularly trauma in early life. The pleasure and reward centers in the brain are affected by alcohol, but nobody knows what is horse or cart ...Read more

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Please answer! what part of the brain causes anxiety disorders?

Please answer! what part of the brain causes anxiety disorders?

Anxiety and brain: There isn't a part of the brain that causes anxiety disorders. When one gets anxious, the limbic system is activated, and may lose contact with the prefrontal cortex. The limbic system activates the cerebellum-brainstem area, which activates the body. All this feeds back to the brain, which keeps one in anxious mode. Does that answer it, or can you be more specific in your question? ...Read more

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Is there anything that typically causes a lazy eye? Is it the muscle thats the problem or a part of the brain?

Is there anything that typically causes a lazy eye? Is it the muscle thats the problem or a part of the brain?

The interaction of : Both. From birth - ~ 6 years of age, anything that blocks or blurs vision in one or both eyes disrupts the normal development of connections between the eyes & brain, ultimately causing the child's brain to ignore signals from the eye with ?ed vision. The most common reason is misalignment of the eyes. See other causes on http://m.Kidshealth.Org/parent/general/eyes/amblyopia.Html. ...Read more

Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more