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Hi! i want to know can Ambien (zolpidem) damage your brain, and if he can, can I heal my brain, i mean can the brain self regenate?

Hi! i want to know can Ambien (zolpidem) damage your brain, and if he can, can I heal my brain, i mean can the brain self regenate?

Ambien (zolpidem) Question: Sleep meds should only be used for a brief period of time as they do not provide a "good night's sleep." sleep hygiene is very important. If that doesn't work neuroptimal neurofeedback can help your brain reset sleep patterns. You can contact zengar.Com to find a therapist near your or info about a home training unit. ...Read more

Dr. Vasu Brown
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Brain Damage (Definition)

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


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Regarding the paradoxal affect of the drug ambein on patients brain trauma. I suffer from a brain injury i would like to know of any clinical trails ?

Regarding the paradoxal affect of the drug ambein on patients brain trauma. I suffer from a brain injury i would like to know of any clinical trails ?

Ambien/ Brain damage: Not sure what type of clinical trials you are looking for. Suggest you go on internet to: www.nih.gov/health/clinicaltrials and follow links for ongoing clinical trials. Are you using Ambien (zolpidem) for sleep, or other type of effect? ...Read more

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Brain damage from ecstasy use?

Brain damage from ecstasy use?

Possibly: The drugs that stimulate especially methamphetamines but also nmda (ecstacy) and ghb can cause permanent brain injury. I personally have seen several cases. ...Read more

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Is enduring pain causing brain damage?

Is enduring pain causing brain damage?

Maybe: By enduring pain, i assume you're referring to what we call chronic pain. There are studies that suggest differences in brain anatomy & function in those suffering from chronic pain. However, this association does not prove causation since we don't have before & after tests. But it's certainly worrisome. We do have studies demonstrating brain vs body effects, eg narcotics decr testosterone levels. ...Read more

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Is there a way to reverse brain damage?

Is there a way to reverse brain damage?

It depends: On the cause, usually most brain injries can be improved with intensive therapy. This is not an easy questions to answer without more details. ...Read more

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What happens when you have brain damage?

Family practice : It depends on cause and how severe. Often, through therapy, your brain can learn to compensate. It can take time, hard work but with dermination I have seen miraculous recoveries ...Read more

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Can topiramite have lasting brain damage?

Topiramate: Topiramate can cause a number of side effects but they are not permanent. ...Read more

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What are the signs of permanent brain damage?

What are the signs of permanent brain damage?

Variable: The most common signs are neurological deficits like loss of motor function including loss of strength or loos of balance and coordination or loss of sensation. Other symptoms can be loss of various cognitive functions like memory or speech. Injury to the brain can also cause changes in personality. ...Read more

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Can comas cause brain damage?

Brain injury: It is not the coma that causes brain damage, it is the cause of the coma that results in the brain injury. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Brain Injury (Definition)

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


Cerebrum (Definition)

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