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Severe implications of Brain Tumour


A brain tumour is a group of the cancerous or non-cancerous mass of abnormally growing cells which can be static or dynamic. It is easy to treat static tumour since they are localized to a certain tissue and can be removed, but if it is dynamic, then the case might get a little serious. The primary treatment for cancerous cells that can spread is to stop them from harming other body parts. More or less, any type of cancer is a life-changing ailment for any person. 

The quality of life of the person suffering from such a serious ailment degrades gradually. Therefore, with ElderCare, you can ensure the eminent nurturing of the patient. The trained aide will assist the patient with daily tasks and help function beyond capacity. 

The implications of brain tumour are numerous. Most of them involve the danger of life and death. Other implications include 

•    Seizures

•    Clumsiness

•    Dizziness

•    Fatigue

•    Vertigo

•    Depression

Other problems which at first might seem to be symptomatic, can become regular even after the removal of the tumour. Removal of the tumour itself comprises of various implications. For starters, the surgery for removal is itself a threatening one. 

1.    Considerable damage to body parts 


A brain tumour can alter the quality of one’s life. Since the brain is the functional unit of your body, removing certain tissues to eliminate the tumour can cause significant damage to various parts of the brain, including loss of memory, coordination, vision and voice.  

In the long run, some of these losses can be compensated through 

•    Exercises 

•    Physiotherapy 

•    Occupational therapy

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2.    Communication distress 

 Other losses like that of memory can be worked upon only by regular treatment and effective contribution by the family of the patient. Communication can be affected, as well. The fluency, along with the understanding of words becomes difficult for some people. Also, for a few patients, it becomes difficult to make sense of what is being said. Therefore occasionally, patients are subjected to psychiatric treatment. 

A full-time professional attendant from ElderCare is what a patient requires. The ElderCare aides are trained to be compassionate and understanding in the situations mentioned above. They are taught rigorously to nurture patients and communicate with them effectively. They are dispensed with significant medical knowledge to act in emergencies. 


3.    Depression 

Another effect post-surgery which is seen in a patient suffering from a brain tumour is depression. The brain tumour in itself is a traumatic experience for the patient and requires a lot of courage to have recovered from the ordeal. After the medical treatment, certain tranquillizers are prescribed to deal with the behavioural changes. Psychiatric help is also provided to the patient to overcome the trauma as soon as possible. 

Aides from ElderCare are trained to handle patients suffering from depression and anxiety sourcing from varied situations. Consequently, the aides can serve your loved one to the best of their health nursing them back to happy and healthy individuals. 

Brain tumours are medically treatable but require extensive professionalism from the doctors' side to make sure the surgery is a success and no major life-threatening consequences are tagged along with the patient's life. Also, a team of expert oncologists along with neurosurgeons is required to proceed with the surgery.

A brain tumour is something that doesn’t show any symptoms before stage three. Therefore, to make sure you have mitigated any risks, schedule an appointment with the doctors at ServElder to undertake precautionary tests today.