Homeopathic Treatment For Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury is said to be disruption in the normal function of the brain which can be due to jolt of the head or blow, or head when suddenly and violently hitting an object.

TYPES OF INJURY:

  • Haematoma:

Blood clot within the brain or on its surface which is classified as epidural and subdural and intracranial  depending upon the locality of affection

  • Contusion:

Bruising of brain tissue ,swollen brain with pool of blood from leaked arteries ,veins or capillaries

  • Diffuse injuries:

This may occur with or without associated mass lesion.

  • Diffuse axonal injury:

Impaired function and loss of axons causing nerve impairment leading to disabilities.

  • Ischemia:

Insufficient blood supply to certain parts of the brain.

  • Skull fractures:

Linear skull fractures or breaks or cracks in sinuses causing leakage of cerebrospinal fluid from nose or ears

CAUSES:

  • Fall from height
  • Vehicle-related collisions
  • Violence
  • Sports injury
  • Explosive blasts
  • Terminal disease like Degenerative brain disorder

SYMPTOMS:

Symptoms vary depending on the severity of the injury:

  • Vomiting
  • Lethargy
  • Headache
  • Confusion
  • Unintelligible muttering
  • Constant starring at one point
  • Neck stiffness
  • Memory or concentration problems
  • Mood changes
  • Convulsions
  • Impaired breathing
  • Agitation, combativeness unusual behavior
  • Slowness of perception
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Paralysis
  • Coma
  • Dilated pupils
  • Vision changes
  • Gait concern
  • Cognitive difficulties
  • Speech disturbances
  • Swallowing problems
  • Tingling and numbness
  • Drooping to eyelids
  • Facial weakness
  • Loss of bowel control
  • Involuntary passage of urine

DIAGNOSIS:

  • Computed tomography scan
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Plane X Ray of skull
  • Complete blood count

PREVENTION:

  • Seat belt while traveling
  • Avoid influence of alcohol and drug abuse especially while driving
  • Wear helmets
  • Pay attention to the surrounding
  • Avoid using of headphones or mobile gadgets while driving
  • Preventing falls like avoiding slippery areas, remove area rugs, good affection for the light, surrounding clean of clutter, usage of window guards to avoid balconies falls for children

HOMEOPATHIC MANAGEMENT:

  • Arnica:

Arnica is the best effective remedy for any kind of injury like falls, Blows or any kind of injury arising from blunt instruments to scalp, haematoma, concussions, and contusions, skull fractures  are all treated by this remedy, soon after a head injury a state of shock confusion drowsiness stupor that appears can be dealt with this remedy burning type of pain, soreness ,tenderness is a peculiar characteristic of this remedy

  • Natrum Sulph:

This remedy calls for when there is chronic effects of head injury, especially mental disturbances arising after a head injury, sadness, depression, tearfulness, aversion to living life and aversion to speech, suicidal thoughts are all peculiar characteristics, epilepsy and headache with pain in back and spine after a head injury is also well treated by this remedy

  • Cicuta virosa:

Head injury followed by epilepsy, violent convulsions with distortion of limbs bending of head neck and spine backward froth from the mouth, rolling of eyes, dilated pupils, prolonged unconscious after head injury extreme weakness, noise, and visual disturbances aggravate complaints more , uncontrolled bladder and bowel are all peculiar features for this remedy

  • Helleborus Niger:

Head injury which may cause mental disturbances such as confusion ,slowness of perception , inattention ,drowsiness dullness ,weakness ,loss of memory , unintelligible muttering ,constant thoughtless of starring at one point, rolling of head from side to side ,dilated pupils boring head are all characteristics feature for this remedy

  • Conium:

Head injury followed by vertigo ,it becomes worse when turning the head sideways, lying down in bed and moving head may worsen vertigo ,noise or movement of eye can also lead to vertigo , stitching type of pain ,mental disturbances like memory loss  muttering of speech calls for this remedy

CONCLUSION:

Dr. Vaseem Choudhary along with his team has treated many patients successfully of head injury with his expert knowledge and mastery skills so if you are looking for your cure please visit our center at Homeo Cre Clinic, Pune for further assistance.