How Brain Injury Affects a Person

The skull is box-like and holds the brain together so tightly that it cannot move around. It can be damaged by rapid activity. The swelling of the brain tissue occurs due to an injury and accumulation of fluid, causing the brain tissue to fill more space in the skull. This process is referred to as edema. The swollen tissue of the brain pushes the other parts of the brain aside, causing brain damage. Increased head pressure interferes with the ability

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