MCh Neurosurgery, Fellowship in Spine surgery, MS - General Surgery
14 years experience
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Brain Hemorrhage is a type of ______________?
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A Brain Hemorrhage is a type of stroke. It is generally caused by bursting of the artery in the brain which leads to bleeding and affects the surrounding tissues of the brain. This condition can also kill the cells of the brain.
Brain Hemorrhage is also known as __________________?
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The word Hemorrhage comes from the Greek word Hemo which mean blood. Therefore, Hemorrhage means blood bursting forth. It is also known by several terms such as intracranial hemorrhage, cerebral hemorrhage, or intracerebral hemorrhages.
Bleeding can occur in the following regions:
Inside the brain
In the space that lies between the brain and the brain membrane
In between the layers of the brain membrane
Or, in the space between the skull and the brain membrane
The swelling caused in the Brain Hemorrhage due to bleeding is called as_________?
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The swelling caused in the Brain Hemorrhage due to bleeding is called cerebral edema. The accumulated blood gets collected into a mass called hematoma. When the condition induces the pressure around the brain tissue, it reduces the significant blood flow and kills the cells of the brain.
Arteriovenous malformations are one of the causes of Brain Hemorrhage?
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There are many causes which lead to Brain Hemorrhage. Arteriovenous malformations are one among them. It is a kind of Blood vessel abnormalities. In this type of defect, the blood vessels get weak in the brain. The defect can be present at the time of birth and only diagnosed if the symptoms grow further.
Can a person prevent Brain Hemorrhage?
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As in most of the cases, brain hemorrhage is linked with certain risk factors. However, one can limit the risk by following certain preventive measures:
According to studies, 80% of brain hemorrhage patients experienced high blood pressure in the past. So, if a person is suffering from high blood pressure, he/she needs to treat it and follow all the prescribed instruction.
Don t use drugs as it increases the chances of bleeding.
Carefully drive following all the preventive measure.
Wear a helmet while riding a motorcycle
If you are suffering from any abnormalities like Hemophilia, sickle cell anemia,
Aneurysm, Arteriovenous malformations, etc., he/she should be more careful about the fact that they are prone to brain hemorrhage.