Can The Brain Recover
can happen in any number of ways, from a fall, and bumping the
head on something on the way, or a car accident, or from an
attack. Whatever the cause of the brain trauma, there can be
any number of health problems as a direct result, and all
because the brain controls so many things for us. It is
responsible for blood pressure and heart rate, for helping us
move, think, image, and deals with the results of our senses,
namely sight, touch, smell, hearing and
the brain has been injured, brain cells are destroyed or at
least damaged, and they are not able to recover from this as a
general rule. When you consider the brain, its size, and what
it controls, and then think of a computer and what it does, you
can see quite easily that shaking one or the other will cause
damage, sometimes irreparable damage.
despite this, in some cases after brain injury, other parts of
the brain will compensate for the injured area, thus showing
that in some cases, the brain can recovery from trauma. This
means that for any injury, the amount of recovery of the brain
is unknown at the time of injury, and in fact may not be known
for months or in some cases even years after the brain injury.
This is why we hear of "miracle cases" in which the medical
profession have been totally wrong about the amount of recovery
to expect from a brain injured person.
ways it is an advantage to not know how final the injury to the
brain is. Because the brain is some times able to adjust and
recovery from the injury, it means that there is often hope for
at least a partial recovery of brain use, and that hope is very
important. It can be the incentive to keep trying, and to never
give up, and is valuable for relatives and caregivers, not just
the brain injured person.
give up hope of recovery from a brain injury. The world is full
of surprises, and hopefully your trust in recovery will