What is a brain hemorrhage?
*A brain hemorrhage:
Did you know a brain hemorrhage is a type of stroke? This can result from an artery in a person's brain bursting and this causes a bleeding in surrounding tissues. When bleeding occurs, it actually kills the brain cells.
*Causes of bleeding in the brain:
The causes for bleeding in the brain and other risk factors can cause a person to have a brain hemorrhages. Here are several factors that can cause a brain hemorrhage:
(1) A brain tumor
(2) Liver disease can also cause an increased bleeding in the brain.
(3) Amyloid angiopathy is another cause for bleeding in the brain. This is usually caused by an abnormality of the blood vessel walls which occurs normally in older people. A person may suffer from a small, unnoticed bleeds before it causes a larger one.
(4) Hemophilia and sickle cell anemia can also cause a blood or bleeding disorder because it can decrease levels of blood platelets.
(5) A person can also be born with a weakness in their blood vessels when they are born and they're never diagnose unless the person has symptoms.
(6) A head trauma resulting from an injury can also cause bleeding in the brain for people under 50.
(7) A weakening in a blood vessel wall causing it to swell and burst and bleed into the brain, thus, resulting in a stroke. This is known as an aneurysm.
(8) A person who has high blood pressure is also at risk of suffering a brain hemorrhage, because if it is left untreated, it weakens the person's blood vessel walls and can cause a brain hemorrhage.
A person may complain with the following when they are suffering from a brain hemorrhages. The symptoms of a person's brain hemorrhage can often vary because of the bleeding, the amount of tissue affected, and the severity of the bleeding within the brain. A person's symptoms may come on immediately or progressively get worse.
These symptoms I'm listing are a sign of a life-threatening condition, and you should call 911 or take the individual to an emergency room immediately.
Here are the symptoms: loss balance, a sudden severe headache, loss of coordination, seizures with no previous history of seizures, loss of motor skills, weakness occuring in the arms and legs, difficulty writing or reading, nausea or vomiting, decreased alertness, lethargy, difficulty swallowing, changes in their vision, tingling or numbness and difficulty in speaking or understanding the person's speech.