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Home Remedies for Brain Hemorrhage

Depending on the extent of the damage done home remedies for brain hemorrhage can sometimes help and the other times you may need to go for surgical options. A brain hemorrhage is a medical emergency, therefore the first step you have to take is to seek medical attention.

Brain hemorrhage can lead to stroke, which can also be more difficult to deal with. The stroke caused by brain hemorrhage is called hemorrhagic stroke.

Almost 10% of the strokes are caused by brain hemorrhage. Though stroke can be caused by any other reason also that stops blood supply to the brain, where as the brain hemorrhage is caused by a blood vessel rupture in the brain. You should also learn more about stroke and home remedies for stroke also in case you are a brain hemorrhage surviver.

The leaking or busted blood vessels cause brain hemorrhage, which puts pressure on the surrounding brain cells destroying them. The body functioning of that area which those brain cells were supporting gets disrupted.

What Causes Brain Hemorrhage?


A hemorrhage or cerebral hemorrhage is caused by bursting of an artery in the brain causing localized bleeding in the surrounding cells.

There are a number of causes that can lead to bleeding of an artery in your brain. One if the most prominent and often ignored causes is your high blood pressure for a prolonged period of time. Uncontrolled high blood pressure is the top preventable cause of brain hemorrhage.

Aneurysm is another cause in which the blood vessels weakens in the bifurcation junctions. Aneurysm may also be caused by high blood pressure. Other abnormalities of the blood vessels at the time of birth may create hemorrhage at a later age.

Sickle cell anemia can also contribute to brain hemorrhage due to deceased levels of blood platelets.  Brain tumors and other kinds of head trauma can also cause brain hemorrhage. So depending on the underlying causes, you can reduce the risk factors to prevent a brain hemorrhage.

Symptoms of Brain Hemorrhage

The symptoms of Brain Hemorrhage can be elusive in the early stages. You may not have any symptoms in the early bleeding time. However, depending on the amount of bleeding and the location of bleeding the symptoms may vary and suddenly appear.

  • A sudden and severe headache
  • Weakness in an arm or leg
  • Lethargy and decreased alertness
  • Tingling or numbness
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Change in vision
  • Difficulties in swallowing
  • Difficulties in speaking, writing and reading
  • Loss of balance
  • Seizures without any prior history
  • Unconsciousness

If you have any of these symptoms then it is an emergency condition. Call 911. Once your doctor identifies the location and cause of the brain hemorrhage through a series of imaging and other tests, your treatment will begin.

Treatment and Home Remedies for Brain Hemorrhage

This is a life threatening condition and once the doctor has done his part you have to do your own; you will have to make lots of lifestyle changes. Sometimes home remedies would also help you to control and prevent further bouts of brain hemorrhage.

First things first, you will have to avoid all the risk factors that can lead to another brain hemorrhage.

  • Stop smoking, stop taking any drugs like cocaine, become safe driver, always wear seat belts and if you ride a motorcycle, then always wear a helmet.
  • Control your blood pressure. There are number of suitable medicines and home remedies for high blood pressure, consult your physician and take them.
  • Do yoga and meditation to keep yourself calm
  • Use acupressure to improve blood circulation.
  • Get good massage to relax.
  • Avoid all kinds of stresses.

Surviving a brain hemorrhage is like getting a second life. Get the best out of it. Make sure you live a life that is less stressful, more enjoyable and in line with the new lifestyle that prevents any further brain hemorrhage.