Brain tumors cause symptoms for two reasons. First, because they occupy a space within the skull, as they grow. Secondly, they can cause specific symptoms due to their location in the brain.
The most common symptoms
The most common symptoms of a brain tumor the first time you go to the doctor are headache and convulsions (seizures). But remember that the brain is rare drums and there are more common for two reasons, many of these symptoms. So if you have one, do not go to the doctor as soon as possible. But do not worry too much until you know what is causing the symptoms.
Symptoms due to increased pressure in the head
Because the bones of the skull have a fixed amount of space for the brain to choose from, Tumor growth increases the pressure in the fixed space. This is called intracranial hypertension “or raised ICP. The increased pressure causes the following effects.
About 1 in 3 people with a brain tumor first go to a doctor for a headache. A headache caused by a brain tumor tends to be pretty bad. But in some people, that may be mild at first. The headache may last longer. They may be worse first thing in the morning and feel better during the day. Anything that increases pressure in the head can make the headache worse, such as bending, coughing and sneezing, exercise or even cry.
With a brain tumor, the discomfort may be worse in the morning. You can actually sick. You can also get the hiccups (SOB).
Drowsiness is often a late symptom of a brain tumor. As the tumor grows and the pressure inside the head increases, you can sleep more than usual. Or simply drop during the day. If left untreated, it could end up being more difficult to wake up, then he lost consciousness.
Increased intracranial pressure can also cause
Problems with your eyes
Problems with your eyes
If you have problems with your eyes, you should consult your doctor. This is especially important if your vision seems to be in crisis and the glasses are not helping. Other problems include blurred vision, floating forms, tunnel vision, or loss of vision that comes and goes. Sometimes the optical pick-up of these problems, you can detect an increase in intracranial pressure due to an eye examination.
The seizure is one of the most common symptoms of a brain tumor. About 1 in 4 people with a brain tumor have included the first time you go to their doctor. An act may be cramps or spasms of the arms, hands or leg. Or you can hit the whole body. Some habits just cause a moment of unconsciousness; can often be controlled with appropriate medication for epilepsy. And if your brain tumor is successfully treated, they may stop completely. In some cases, should continue after treatment is successful because the scar tissue left in the brain. You may need to continue taking anti-fit (DAE).