Sunday, March 14, 2010

Brain Tumor – causes and symptoms

Brain tumor – “The brain is a soft, spongy mass oftissue” from

Symptoms of Brain tumor:
-    The symptoms of brain tumors will depend on the location, size and type. Here are the common symptoms of a brain tumors:
o    Headaches
o    Nausea / Vomiting
o    Speech, Vision and hearing changes
o    Unbalanced walking
o    Personality change, mood or the ability to concentrate
o    Memory problems
o    Muscle jerking
o    Numbness or tingling in the arms or legs

To make sure – you need to consult a doctor if it’s really the correct sign of a brain tumor.

Causes of Brain Tumors:

According to the research that there are no exact causes of brain tumors. However, there are certain risks that would likely to have increased the chance of having this kind of disease:
o    Being Male – males are more likely to have a brain tumors than females.
o    Race
o    Age
o    Family History
o    Exposed to: Radiation
  • Formaldehyde – embalmers who work with formaldehyde
  • Vinyl chloride
  • Acrylonitrile
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