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Can You Get Dementia From A Head Trauma Like Concussions
YES: Tap a bowl of jell-o. The bowl is your head; the jell-o, your brain. The brain continues after the head stops. And like a wave, back and forth. The delicate vessels between the two weaken or even eventually tear. Each future ''tap'' is added on. Without good blood flow, parts of your brain die. This is origin of ''punch-drunk''.Worse is parkinson-like symptoms-think muhammed ali. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it easy to get a concussion/ head trauma from hitting it on a futon's wood. was trying to get comfy hit head on one side thinking pillow was there
Depends : Concussion is a clinical diagnosis, that is, if you had symptoms of concussion after the trauma, no matter what the cause, you have a concussion. If you are having symptoms you may benefit from seeing your doctor, treatment is normal brain rest. 90% of people get completely back to normal in less that one week. ...Read more
Yes: When it occurs in the context of a single injury, dementia due to head trauma is usually nonprogressive, butrepeated head injury (e.g., from boxing) may lead to a progressive dementia . A single head trauma that is followed by a progressive decline in cognitive function should raise the possibility of dementia. ...Read more
Canadd/ld/adhd become a more probable concern with a series of concussion like head injuries w/ trauma. Stage 3 concussions, I've had 5 in within 4yrs?
Yes: Head injuries can result in a drop in the function of your prefrontal cortex. That is the area of the brain that controls your impulses and helps attention span (the area already affected by adhd). It can also lead to word-finding and short-term memory problems, issues already present in people with adhd and ld's. Be very careful and always give your brain a rest after a head injury. ...Read more
Is fainting similar to a concussion? in the same family or threatening to the body no head trauma included here just dont know how fainting works.
I'll have these random sharp pains on my right lower head. They last 1-5 mins. Haven't had a concussion/trauma?
I've had a head injury and concussions over the years. In the last 6 months I have had recurring post concussive symptoms but no new trauma. Why?
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