A 37-year-old member asked:
How do people come out of a coma?
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Neurology 52 years experience
Resolution: Coma affects the base of the brain, brainstem, the same area responsible for concussion outcomes. As a disorder heals, and inflammation or swelling decreases, gradually the reticular activating system switches back on, and responses resume. However, on occasion this can be a lengthy restoration, maybe even months and very rarely yrs.
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Last updated May 14, 2015
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