On what grounds can be seen that intracranial pressure is increased
Very often, the increase in intracranial pressure is accompanied by severe headache, worse when turning the head, bending, coughing. The pain often increases especially in the morning. Man this is not getting enough sleep, feeling tired, overwhelmed. The pain is localized in a certain place, for example in the temporal or occipital region.
Often such a headache accompanied by nausea and even vomiting.
When increased intracranial pressure is often there is irritability, weakness, fatigue. In some cases, is a sharp decline in blood pressure that can cause lightheadedness as. Often deteriorating hearing, noise in the ears.
The increase in intracranial pressure may indicate emerging disabilities. For example, if deteriorating peripheral vision, the image becomes as if bifurcated.
That intracranial pressure is increased, can testify to such outward signs like swelling of the skin of the face and eyelids, dark circles under the eyes, increased sweating.
Finally, another possible symptom of high blood pressure – pain in the upper neck.
If increased intracranial pressure is minor and happens rarely, it is relatively harmless. With regular and significant increase in risk to the health and intellectual abilities of man, and in the most severe cases, his life. So in this case, it is urgent to seek help from a specialist.
How to treat increased intracranial pressure
Usually the doctor prescribes diuretics. They accelerate the circulation of CSF, thereby preventing its stagnation. When necessary, prescribers, improves blood flow to the brain.
Also helps manual therapy, reducing fluid intake, the orderly routine of the day with a good rest.
If intracranial pressure is increased due to a head injury, or it is accompanied by very severe pain that does not go away even after taking analgesics, you should immediately consult a doctor. In such cases, chances are that you will need surgery. But it is necessary to undergo a thorough examination from a good specialist. To self-medicate is not necessary, it is fraught with serious consequences.