WE ALL HAVE UNIQUE BRAINS

SWELLING OF THE BRAIN

SWELLING OF THE BRAIN

What are the conditions that can lead to swelling of the brain? 

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Swelling of the brain is a very dangerous condition, as the brain can only handle a certain amount of pressure being exerted on it. Additionally, our skulls can a double-edged sword: under normal circumstances, they would help protect the brain from damage, however if the brain ends up swollen, it can end up like a ticking time bomb unless the excess fluid is successfully drained via surgery.

The three types of conditions that can lead to swelling of the brain include:

I’ll discuss each of them in separate pages.