Brain Tumour Symptoms Causes And Diagnosis

Brain Tumour Symptoms Causes And Diagnosis

Brain Tumour is the tumour developed in the brain. Brain tumours may be non cancerous (benign) or cancerous(malignant).

The brain tumour developed in the brain is called primary brain tumour and the tumour developed in the other parts and spread to brain is called secondary or metastatic brain tumour.

There are many types of brain tumour.The most common types of brain tumors are gliomas and meningiomas found in many adults

Symptoms

The symptoms of a brain tumor vary depending on the tumor size, location and rate of growth. The common signs and symptoms of brain tumors may include:

Severe and frequent Headaches, Unexplained nausea or vomiting, Vision problems like blurred vision or double vision or loss of peripheral vision, Memory Loss, Gradual loss of sensation or movement in the arms or legs,

Loss of balance, Speech difficulties, Confusion, behavior changes, Seizures, Hearing problems, difficulty in swallowing, difficulty in walking.

Diagnosis

The diagnosis of brain cancer include Neurological exams, CT Scan of head, MRI, Angiography, Skull X-rays, Biopsy

Risk Factors

The exact cause of the brain tumour is not clear. But experts has identified some of the factors that increase the risk of brain tumour.

The people who have exposed to radiation called ionizing radiation. And in the people who have the family history of brain tumour.

The treatment includes surgery, radiation therapy, radiosurgery, chemotherapy and targeted drug therapy.