Brain damage occurs when you sustain an injury and this damage could affect your brain cells, thereby deteriorating your brain function. Brain damage could occur as a result of stroke, tumor, trauma and other illnesses. When you have brain damage, you will find it difficult to carry out your daily activities.
We have two types of brain injuries.
1. Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
This occurs when your head is hitten by an external force, that is when you get a knock or blow on your head. When this happens your skul will be damage thereby causing further damage to your brain.
2. Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
This is a type of brain injury that is caused by pressure on your brain. Tumor, neurological illness and stroke could cause brain injury or damage.
There are different things that can cause brain damage to occur.
1. Vehicle Accidents.
2. Sports injuries.
3. Blows to the head.
5. Physical violence.
6. Heart attacks.
9. Neurological illnesses
11. Heart attacks
12. Poisoning or exposure to toxic substances.
There are warning symptoms you will notice when you have a damaged brain. These symptoms occurs because your brain cannot perform its normal duties.
Below are the symptoms.
You will find it difficult to process information and express your thoughts
Difficulty understanding others
Shortened attention span
Change in vision, hearing, or sense of touch
Inability to sense time
Weakness and paralysis
Tremors and seizures
Sleep disorders that is trouble sleeping
Loss of consciousness.
When you notice these signs, try never to ignore them. Visit your doctor for further examination and guidance.
Article in reference: www.webmd.com.
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