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What Exactly Kill Brain Cells? And does it leave Brain Shrinkage?

What Exactly Kill Brain Cells? And does it leave Brain Shrinkage?

Many causes: anything toxic to humans will kill brain cells; alcohol, drugs, smoke, etc... And yes, the brain will atrophy (shrink) due to less brain mass. ...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


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Can vit B12 prevent brain shrinkage? Just heard that.

Can vit B12 prevent brain shrinkage? Just heard that.

No good answer: Vitamin B12 is an essential nutrient for the body. The lack of it can cause problems. However, adding excess B12 has not been shown to be beneficial. Get your B12 from fish, chicken and meat. If you are vegan, you will need to supplement. ...Read more

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What causes Brain Shrinkage in Young Men ? Besides Genetics im trying to avoid my Brain From Shrinking

What causes Brain Shrinkage in Young Men ? Besides Genetics im trying to avoid my Brain From Shrinking

Think stops Shrink: Eat well, keep socially connected and do things which exercise your brain--- reading books, finding a challenging but satisfying job, and playing games which require mind-power is a good start. ...Read more

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Can brain shrinkage mean the brain hitting your skull when you jump around?

Can brain shrinkage mean the brain hitting your skull when you jump around?

See below: Brain shrinkage or atrophy occurs naturally as we age, but accelerates in patients with Alzheimer's, and aggressive MS. Jumping or playing would not usually cause brain injury, and brain contact with skull requires very intense force. ...Read more

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Are brain rumor symptoms constant?

Are brain rumor symptoms constant?

Not necessarily: If you mean brain tumor, symptoms are not always constant. Seizures caused by brain tumors are intermittent, and headaches may be that way to some extent. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an unruptured brain anyeurysm?

What are the symptoms of an unruptured brain anyeurysm?

Usually none: Until a rupture occurs, most congenital berry aneurysms are clinically silent. ...Read more

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Can your brain make you think you have an illness and you really don't & can it cause the symptoms to happen to your body?

Can your brain make you think you have an illness and you really don't & can it cause the symptoms to happen to your body?

Short answer- Yes: You've described elements of we refer to medically as "SOMATIZATION." This is where a person believes they feel, see, hear, or taste things in altered ways which can mimic or be very similar to disease states otherwise unable to be detected by doctors. They may feel weak, paralyzed, have difficulty speaking, cramped, hot, cold, really anything and yet be without actual verifiable pathology. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of inflammation of the brain?

What are the symptoms of inflammation of the brain?

Fever, headache, etc: For example, meningitis, which involves membrane that cover the brain, can cause headache, fever. Encephalitis, which involves brain tissue, can cause drowsiness, confusion, seizure. ...Read more

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What sort of brain symptoms would be helped by an etv? How is an etv done?

What sort of brain symptoms would be helped by an etv? How is an etv done?

Hydrocephalus: Etv is short for endoscopic third ventriculostomy. It is generally done for obstructive hydrocephalus, commonly for aqueductal stenosis. The procedure is done through a frontal burr hole, an endoscope passed through the lateral ventricle, the foramen of monro, and the third ventricle. A thin membrane is opened and CSF can circulate directly from the ventricle into the prepontine cistern. ...Read more

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What are wet brain symptoms?

What are wet brain symptoms?

Thiamine deficiency : Wernicke- korisikoff syndrome from thiamine deficiency usually from severe alcoholism. Ataxia, an irregular gait – wide stance and short step confusion, which often manifests as apathy to external surroundings and low voluntary verbal participation confabulation – telling of events that did not happen, and believing them to be true dementia hallucination – visual, aural or tactile abnormal eye movements. ...Read more