Meningioma Brain Tumor: The Most Common Symptoms That You Should Know

Posted by Sughra Hafeez in Health and Fitness On 16th April 2018
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Serious disability

According to Mayo Clinic, "[I]n some instances, their effects on adjacent brain tissue, nerves or vessels may cause serious disability."

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Symptoms of meningiomas may include any of the following:

Seizures: Seizures are sudden involuntary movements of a person’s muscles, may cause a person to pass out, stiffen, or have jerking muscle movements. Meningioma Patient frequently suffers from seizures, prevention of seizures in patients with meningioma is an important goal, because tumor-related epilepsy significantly impacts patient quality of life.

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Headaches

The most common symptoms of meningioma are headaches for weeks to months. As Meningioma grows, its increasing size can increase the pressure inside the skull which can cause frequent headaches, these headaches may worsen over time.

Visual changes

If the tumor grows large enough, vision problems may occur. Meningioma compresses the optic nerve that connects the eyes to the brain, or the part of the brain that controls vision, which can cause vision changes or complete loss of vision.

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