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Brain-Tumor

Headache is a very common condition and for this reason people usually do not take seriously. Have you ever seriously thought that what is the reason behind your headache? Why it happens? Only few people are aware of these facts about headache because there are different kinds of headache. In some cases headache can be due to brain tumor but most of the times it is not diagnosed at its early stage because people don’t take the pain in that way. Tumors are created by an abnormal or uncontrolled cell division, and in the brain it occurs in the lymphatic tissues and skull.

Symptoms:

Brain tumor symptoms are following.

  • Panic headache
  • Increased intra cranial pressure
  • Vomiting with or without nausea
  • Unconsciousness
  • Weakness

Increased Intracranial Pressure can cause hernia in the later stages. Actually, Brain tumor is defined as the abnormal growth of cells in brain, which is harmful for the brain that affects the other functional cells.

Types of Tumor:

There are 120 types of Brain tumors in the world. Every brain tumor is dangerous for your health; even some of the brain tumors can be fatal for you. Some are given below.

  • Astrocyte Tumor
  • Pilocytic Astrocytoma Tumors
  • Diffuse Astrocytoma Tumor
  • Anaplastic Ependymoma
  • Glioblastoma Multi Frameset

Diagnosis:

Doctor can diagnose this disease in a patient with the help of Computed tomography, MRI or neurological exam to get a complete view of working of brain and blood transmission through veins (blood circulation, reflexes, coordination). A neurologist can treat brain tumor successfully if the doctors diagnoses it in an early stage. It is not a fatal disease at the initial level and different brain tumor treatments are available to cope with it. Brain tumor can be treated through Surgery, Chemotherapy, and Radiation Therapy etc. the team for operating the brain tumor consists of Neurosurgeon, Oncologist, Radiation Oncologist, Radiologist, Neurologist and Neuro-ophthalmologist.

Medication:

Brain tumor can be treated successfully only if you will get treatment at the initial stage and scientist are making great efforts to find the proper medication to cure it. A medicine “Dexamethasone” that is used to reduce swelling of the tumor but the same medicine can cause stomach ulcer that is why it is accompanied by Famotidine (pepcid) to remove its side effects. Another medicine is FUROSEMIDE, which is very useful to maintain the healthy flow of blood. Other medicines used to reduce pain are Levetiracetam, Valporate and Phenytoin.

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