Brain Diseases: Symptoms & Causes

  • April 27, 2016
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Brain signifies the controlling part of your body. It includes a large number of nerves and neuron, which is part of the nervous system. Brain Disorder can change your overall personality. Even you can lose your memory which we all know how important in our life.

According to the National Institute of Neurological, there are more than 400 neurological disorders. Quickness and efficiency comes with healthy brains. Any type of neurological disorder can affect the nervous system.

There are a many types of brain disorder which are as follows:

1. Brain Injuries

Injury to the brain happens in two types focal and diffuse brain injury. It is classified based on the extent of location in the brain. Here is brain injury types:

– Traumatic brain Injury

– Contusion

– Concussion

– Coup- Contrecoup Injury

– Diffuse Axonal Injury

– Locked in Syndrome

– Penetrating Injury

– Acquired brain Injury

– Anoxic Brain Injury

– Hypoxic Brain Injury

For any type of Injury, need to take proper health care regime. Symptoms which you will feel in brain injury are:

– Memory loss

– Paralysis

– Numbness

– Concentration problem

– Vomiting

– Nausea

– Speech Difficulty

– Bleeding from the ear

– High Blood Pressure

– Pupil dilation

– Low heart rate

– Irregular breathing

2. Brain Tumors

There are cases when cancer from the other part of your body spread into the brain, which is quite dangerous. There can be two types of tumors, primary and secondary. Generally tumors are classified into stages i.e., 1,2,3,4. Higher the number signifies the higher tumor. Brain tumor can occur in any age. It can be dangerous, according to the stages. The main symptoms are as follows:

– Seizures

– Headache

– Nausea

– Vomiting

– Numbness

– Difficulty in movement or balance

– Changes in speech and hearing

Brain Tumor can be treated with surgery, radiation and chemotherapy.

3. Neuro-degenerative Disease

Neuro-degenerative disease can be dangerous, unless it is cured timely. Your nerves and brain can deteriorate over time and cause confusion. Alzheimer’s disease develops with the age, it can slowly decrease your thought process and thinking.

There are some common symptoms are as follows:

– Apathy

– Mood changes

– Memory loss

– Forgetfulness

– Agitation

– A loss of inhabitation

4. Mental Disorder

Mental disorder is a kind of mental illness, which can affect your behavior pattern. Mental disorders can be due to following:

– Anxiety

– Depression

– Bipolar disorder

– Post traumatic disorder

– Schizophrenia

Consult your doctor, if you see any change in the mood, thought and behavior.