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There are a number of brain-related conditions that people experience around the globe, but tumor is the commonest one. Brain tumors can be both cancerous and non-cancerous. Gone are the days when cancerous tumors were almost untreatable, because a number of minimally invasive techniques have invented to treat brain tumors. Since prevention is always better than cure, in this blog, we are going to discuss common signs and symptoms of brain tumors so that you could identify them and take effective brain tumor treatment in India.

Symptoms of a brain tumor may be general or specific. A common symptom is caused by the pressure of the tumor on the spinal cord or brain. There may be some specific symptoms that are caused when a specific part of the brain is not working well due to the tumor. General symptoms of brain tumor include:

•    Severe headache which may be worsen or severe in the early morning or with activities
•    Seizures
•    Myclonic
-    Single or multiple muscle jerks, twitches, spasms
•    Tonic-Clonic
-    Loss of body tone and consciousness
-    Loss of control of body functions
-    A short period, may be of 30 seconds, of no breathing
-    After the seizure a patient may be sleepy and experience weakness, headache, confusion, numbness, and sore muscles
•    Sensory
-    Change in vision, sensation, smell, or/and hearing
•    Complex partial
-    Loss of awareness or a partial or total loss of consciousness
-    May be associated with unintentional movements, such as twitching
•    Nausea or vomiting
•    Personality or memory changes
•    Fatigue
•    Drowsiness
•    Memory problems
•    Sleep problems
•    Changes in ability to walk or perform daily activities


If you have or are noticing abovementioned symptoms, you should consult your doctor or a known cancer center. Vimhans PrimaMed Hospital is one of the best hospital in India offering comprehensive care for cancerous and non-cancerous brain tumors.