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The number of patients with head injury have increased recently, so intracranial hypertension is rather common; therefore, it is crucial to learn how to cure as well as prevent it.
It yields 500 milliliter cerebrospinal fluid and it is absorbed after circulation. When cerebrospinal fluid is congested and absorbed abnormally, such accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid is deemed hydrocephalus.
Head injury occurs when patients suffer from head and brain tissue injuries of violent forces, car accidents, or falling conditions.
Brain tumors are tumors inside the skull, often named differently by their types and parts which could generate different neurological symptoms.
Parkinson’s disease ( PD ) is a neurodegenerative disorder; patients often suffer from bradykinesia, and limb rigidity and tremor. There are also medicines and brain disorders that could induce Parkinson like symptoms.
Cerebrovascular accident ( CVA ) or stroke is the prime killer of health for aged people. CVA has been the second leading cause of death in Taiwan and it affects the health of our population significantly.
There is a greater chance of getting stroke if patients have long smoking history with heavy tobacco dependency; and male to female ratio of stroke is 14.2 % to 3.1 %.