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Doctor insights on: Alternative Treatments For Subdural Hemorrhage

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Why does subdural hemorrhage cause headaches?

Why does subdural hemorrhage cause headaches?

Increased pressure: When a subdural hemorrhage occurs, the blood flows and first puts pressure on the soft tissues of the brain until they are fully compressed. The blood pressure then fills the dura mater, the tough sac that surrounds the brain. We think it is actually this stretching that is causing the headache. The pressure on the brain tissues causes the damage. ...Read more

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How long before an occipital subdural hemorrhage affects your abilities?

Subdural hemorrhage: Occiptal subdural hemorrhage is bleeding is located in the back of the brain near the visual cortex. The blood clot sits under the meninges or coverings of the brain and on the surface of the brain itself. Blood can be irritating to the brain and cause headaches, flashing lighs, weakness, numbness or seizures. The size and location of the blood clot determine the symptoms. ...Read more

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Could someone have a subdural hemorrhage and not know it?

Frequently: Some subdurals grow very slowly, known as chronic subdurals. They are noticed usually by family members-personality change, difficulty walking. They can be associated wit a fall in the past and patient may not have thought it was much. Also, being on anticoagulants and antiplatelet medicines can make this more serious and occur more frequently. ...Read more

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I'm 51 &had subacute subdural hemorrhage of 9mm on right &11mm on left.Aftr treatement it became 2mm&5mm respectively.But i still have severe pain?

I'm 51 &had subacute subdural hemorrhage of 9mm on right &11mm on left.Aftr treatement it became 2mm&5mm respectively.But i still have severe pain?

U can only: Take tylenol (acetaminophen) or Codeine or hydrocodone for headache. Avoid taking these blood thinners- aspirin, nsaids/ motrin, aleve; fish oil, ginseng .The hematoma will get reabsorbed by itself. Call and follow up with ur dr for anyconcern. If the headache worsens, go back to er. Monitor ur blood pressure. Take care! .http://www.m.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/subdural-hematoma-symptoms-causes-treatments?page=1. ...Read more

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What exactly is subdural hemorrhage?

What exactly is subdural hemorrhage?

SDH: A subdural hematoma typically occurs from bridging cortical veins being torn causing blood to accumulate on the surface of the brain under the dural covering of the brain. Trauma is the most common cause. In the elderly, even relatively minor head trauma can cause a sdh. Surgery is often used to evacuate the hematoma. ...Read more

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Is hyperbaric oxygen therapy really good for subdural hematoma?

Is hyperbaric oxygen therapy really good for subdural hematoma?

No .: Removal of the hematoma and relieving pressure on the brain is the treatment for subdural hematomas. ...Read more

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Can you suggest any alternative treatments to reduce cysts?

Can you suggest any alternative treatments to reduce cysts?

Where?: Cystic change in the breasts is very common. Of course if you have a dominant breast mass, it needs to be seen as a possible cancer. Mainstream medicine has little to offer. I've had colleagues tell me that evening primrose oil is the first herbal to try for painful / lumpy breasts. An evidence-based holist in your community may be able to offer more. ...Read more

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Are there any alternative treatments for rosacea besides medication?

Are there any alternative treatments for rosacea besides medication?

IPL for Rosacea: Intense pulsed light (ipl), or "photofacial", is an appropriate treatment for the redness of rosacea. A few treatments spaced approx. A month apart will be needed. A topical antibiotic like Metronidazole may be used in between sessions. Also, avoidance of triggers such as sun, heat, cold, spicy foods, and alcohol may help reduce redness. http://www.dranthonycorrado.com/procedures/non-invasive. ...Read more

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Are there effective alternative treatments for back pain?

Yes: Surgery is usually the last resort for most back problems except major trauma. Therapy, postural exercises, yoga, weight loss and/or exercise, gait training, job retraining, as well as meditatation (to relieve stress) are helpful adjucts. Note: not all back pain is created equal to please get check by a specialist. Note: beware of fad or gimmicky advertisements for back relief. Feel better. ...Read more

Subdural Hematoma (Definition)

A subdural hematoma (sdh) occurs between the brain and the lining of the brain- the dura. It can accumulate and cause pressure on the brain. Surgery is frequently done ...Read more