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Doctor insights on: Why Cerebrum Is Important

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Why nuts are very important for brain?

Why nuts are very important for brain?

Folate (folic acid) Vit E: They contain healthy fats, folate and vitamin e which are all important in brain function. ...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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What are the most important functions of the brain?

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What are the most important functions of the brain?

Brain functions: Too many to elaborate on here. Each part is responsible for certain functions. The 3 parts are Cerebrum, Cerebellum, & Brain stem. The Cerebrum has 4 lobes; Frontal, Parietal, Occipital & Temporal. For example, Frontal for Executive functions, Occipital for Vision & reading, Parietal for Language, Temporal for Auditory, Cerebellum for Balance, Brain stem for Vital organ function such as heart/lung ...Read more

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My brain is the most important organ to me. People tend to forget about it but what are some ways to improve my mental health for the better?

My brain is the most important organ to me. People tend to forget about it but what are some ways to improve my mental health for the better?

Balanced living: To improve general mental health, I recommend balanced living that includes a nutritious diet (to extent possible, try to avoid processed foods), 80 to 100 ounces of water each day, regular exercise, spending time with compatible friends, pursuing your dreams, regular meditation, keeping a diary, avoiding drug and alcohol abuse, and reading the four agreements and other inspiring books. ...Read more

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What nutrients are most important for the health of the brain?

What nutrients are most important for the health of the brain?

Complex, but: Brain chemistry is dependent on cholesterol as building block for many chemicals. B vitamins especially folate and B-12 important for numerous metabolic activities. Vitamin D critical for immune system. Bodily health to prevent diabetes or blood pressure issues from affecting brain adversely. Good hydration to maintain brain functions. Really a secondary outcome of good nutrition in general. ...Read more

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What more important a heart or a brain?

What more important a heart or a brain?

Brain?: Artificial hearts exists. You can receive a heart transplant from a donor. Both of these things are not true for a brain. ...Read more

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Why is it important to my brain for me to avoid blood pressure extremes?

Why is it important to my brain for me to avoid blood pressure extremes?

Extremes always bad.: The underlying problem in most diseases is too little or too much of something. (comment: it is true of political and religious belief systems--the extremes are wrong, harmful, dangerous). If BP is too low, all the organs of the body will be under-perfumed, but most sensitive will be the brain, where function very dependent on o2/glucose. Very high BP will lead to strokes, small & big. Control. ...Read more

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If I had used alcohol during important brain development stages and maybe stunted brain growth, is catch up possible by quitting drinking completely?

If I had used alcohol during important brain development stages and maybe stunted brain growth, is catch up possible by quitting drinking completely?

Yes: Sounds like a plan! Check your B12 level. (I see you are on it) Make sure its above 350 with your current therapy.
Talk to your doctor about depression. Is it worse in the winter? ...Read more

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What symptoms of brain cancer are the most important?

What symptoms of brain cancer are the most important?

Headache/seizure: Most people with brain tumors will have headaches that can be severe and associated with exam changes such as weakness or speech problems. Others can present with new onset seizures so anyone with a new seizure should be evaluated with a head ct/mri. Some brain tumors are benign but the aggressive tumors are called brain cancers usually glioblastoma. These must be followed after surgery/radiation. ...Read more

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What are important qualities needed in a rehabilitation coach for brain injury?

Training: A rehab coach for people with brain injuries must be one who is able to differentiate between various types of brain injuries and is able to administer proper rehab program. He needs to have sound knowledge of what's indicated and what's not and preferably have reliable experience in dealing with this type of patients. ...Read more

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How can you tell if your cerebrum is abnormal?

How can you tell if your cerebrum is abnormal?

Cerebrum: I am not sure what exactly you are trying to find out as no information is provided. Cerebrum, latin for brain, can be sick both physically and mentally but to guide you in a more specific direction, you would need to disclose more information about what's going on with the person in question. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: cerebrum?

What is the definition or description of: cerebrum?

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

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If born without cerebrum, would you be able to live?

If born without cerebrum, would you be able to live?

Briefly: The residual brain parts would allow life for a day or two but death would be inevitable if such a fetus was alive at birth. It does occur and is called anencephaly. ...Read more

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What are the differences between the right and left hemispheres of the cerebrum?

What are the differences between the right and left hemispheres of the cerebrum?

Some differences: The dominant hemisphere usually determines the dominant hand, so, left hemisphere in right handers, but right hemisphere about only 40% left handedness. Pre-dominant speech connections over dominant side, especially left again. Yet delirium might occur from a stroke on the right side near temporal, parietal, occipital junctions. ...Read more

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Which part of the head is the cerebrum?

Which part of the head is the cerebrum?

Cerebrum: This is another term for the brain which includes all the lobes (frontal, parietal, temporal & occipital). The small oval shaped part attached to the back of the brain is called the cerebellum. ...Read more

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What skills are affected by the cerebrum?

What skills are affected by the cerebrum?

Left hemisphere: This controls the right side body functions such as motor & sensory, and through connections with the right hemisphere, it controls complex activities. ...Read more

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Which skills are controlled by left hemisphere of the cerebrum?

Left hemisphere: This controls the right side body functions such as motor & sensory, and through connections with the right hemisphere, it controls complex activities. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how a cerebrum stroke affects behavior and emotions?

Can you tell me how a cerebrum stroke affects behavior and emotions?

Varies: The effect of stroke on behavior and emotion varies depending on the part of the brain affected. Some strokes can affect behavior a lot and others don't. It is also common to develop depression after a stroke. ...Read more

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What does chronic age related ischaemic changes to the cerebrum mean?

What does chronic age related ischaemic changes to the cerebrum mean?

Ischemica cerebrum: You have had damage to your brain blood vessels most likely caused by high blood pressure. But many other causes. ...Read more

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How are cerebrum and cerebellum structures similar?

How are cerebrum and cerebellum structures similar?

Brain anatomy: Within the skull there is a thick membrane called the tentorium which partially separates the cavity into two main sections. The cerebellum is the brain tissue below the tentorium and the cerebrum is all the brain tissue above the tentorium The two are connected via the brainstem. ...Read more

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Cerebrum vs cerebellum - which rules, what is responsible for the balance?

Cerebrum vs cerebellum - which rules, what is responsible for the balance?

Cerebellum: Is coordination and balance a simplistic way of thinking of it. ...Read more

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If someone were to have problems with the cerebrum, why are they considered brain damages?

It's a definition: The cerebrum is the majority of the brain. Other brain parts exclusive of the cerebrum include brainstem, cerebellum and cranial nerves. Therefor, cerebral damage is brain damage. ...Read more

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How is the frontal lobe of the cerebrum related?

How is the frontal lobe of the cerebrum related?

Frontal lobe fxn: Not sure what you're asking, but the frontal lobe of the brain (cerebrum) largely controls behavior, executive functions such as planning, language and motor function. ...Read more

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What are the cerebrum and the cerebral cortex the same?

What are the cerebrum and the cerebral cortex the same?

Cerebrum: Cerebrum is the 2 hemispheres (Right & Left) of brain.

Cerebral cortex is outer gray matter covering the brain. ...Read more

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What fissure separates the temporal lobe from the cerebrum?

What fissure separates the temporal lobe from the cerebrum?

Sylvian fissure: You might be thinking of the sylvian fissure, which separates the temporal lobe from the frontal lobe of the brain. The temporal lobe is part of the cerebrum, just like the frontal lobe is. ...Read more

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Does partial paralysis affect the functions of the cerebrum (thinking, reasoning etc?

Does partial paralysis affect the functions of the cerebrum (thinking, reasoning etc?

Possibly: Partial paralysis, when it is caused by a process in the brain such as stroke or brain injury can and often is accompanied by damage to other parts of the brain such as those affecting thinking, reasoning, impulse control and logic as well as language centers. ...Read more

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Had a mri, cerebrum:small sub cortical white matter flair hyperintensity, 2 mm in size in right anterior frontal love. No restricted diffusion. Mean?

Often Normal: White matter hyperintensities are an extremely common finding in brain mri, especially in older people. However, just because these spots are common does not mean they are completely benign. An increased number of hyperintensities has been associated with stroke, dementia, and other problems. The cause of these changes is complex, but likely represents vascular changes. ...Read more

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What happens if tiny blood vessels in the cerebrum become obstructed what could happen to the person?

What happens if tiny blood vessels in the cerebrum become obstructed what could happen to the person?

Stroke: And if many of these little vessels get blocked, lots of areas of brain that don't function with several lacunar strokes leading to vascular dementia. ...Read more