8 Possible Signs of a Brain Tumor Not to Ignore

Brain tumors can be benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous), but in either case the tumor itself can affect a patient in varying ways. ” The signs and symptoms of a brain tumor vary greatly and depend on the brain tumor’s size, location and rate of growth,” according to the Mayo Clinic.

However, there are some potentially debilitating symptoms associated with a brain tumor, and a doctor will have to assess the best treatment option whether it’s surgery, radiation or another approach. If you’re experiencing any of these eight related symptoms, it’s best to see a medical professional for assessment…

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1. Headaches

If you’re not the type to usually have headaches, and you suddenly find yourself dealing with them regularly, it could be many things – including early signs of a brain tumor, notes WebMD.

These particular headaches that are associated with brain tumors don’t respond to over-the-counter remedies the same way other headaches do, adds the source. However, the site also says you shouldn’t panic if you’re having headaches – “Keep in mind that most headaches are unrelated to brain tumors,” it notes.

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