The first symptoms of a brain tumor

Cancer of the brain is one of the most difficult to treat diseases. There are several types of brain tumors - pituitary adenoma, glioma, meningioma, neuroma (it is benign and resolve with successful treatment). How not to miss the early symptoms of brain cancer? It is believed that patients concerned about these symptoms, which can be considered universal for any type of tumor. Consider them in detail.

Symptoms of brain tumors

It should be noted that the symptoms are more pronounced, if the tumor is pressing on various parts of the body. From it also depends on the rapidity of development of symptoms and their intensity. To the earliest signs include:

1. Headache

Headache is one of the first symptoms that may indicate how about the presence of a malignant tumor and benign. Pain can have arching, topiary character. The pain often appears (or increases) in the second half of the night or in the morning. The patient may even Wake up from severe pain in the head.

When stress or physical strengthening the pain becomes more intense (or you may receive, if it was not).

Only 17% of patients are suffering classical headaches. In other cases, they are diffuse in nature and resemble TTH (pain due to tension), covering the top of the head. Are unilateral or bilateral (50%).

2. Vomiting

Has a fairly characteristic manifestations. Appears in the morning and has a reflective, sudden, fantasiesi character. The appearance of vomiting not associated with food intake is often sick tear on an empty stomach without any preliminary symptoms - nausea, vomiting, belching, as a consequence of a headache. In children, this symptom can be isolated. To receive vomiting may, at the change of body position or even when the rotation of the head in the morning.

3. Dizziness

Dizziness associated with increased intracranial and spinal fluid pressure, accompanied by a growing headache, vomiting, tinnitus and hearing loss.

Other symptoms of brain tumors are mental disorders, seizures, blurred vision, loss of balance, and reduced tactile sensitivity and speech disturbances.

If you experience these symptoms, visit a doctor. Be healthy!

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