The brain is an important part of the body because it controls most functions in the body system. The brain is responsible for your thought, speech and motor skills. The brain sends signs to you when something is not right in the body. The brain is very delicate and if anything goes wrong with the brain, other parts of the body might be affected.

This article will look at 6 signs, that may show that your brain is not functioning properly. They include the following:

  1. Strong headache
    If you experience a headache that comes suddenly and lasts for several minutes or hours, then you need to visit a doctor for a checkup. You might be having a migraine or other forms of strong headaches. The checkup should tell you what is actually going on in your head. It is important that you avoid self-medication.
  2. Always waking up tired
    When you sleep at night and wake up in the morning feeling tired, then you might have obstructive sleep apnea. This disease can cause oxygen not to flow properly to the brain and other parts of the body. This disease causes breathing to stop on its own when you are sleeping at night. If it is left untreated, it can cause serious health issues.
  3. Inability to control your hand while it is shaking
    When your hand is shaking and you can control it, then it is a sign that something is wrong with a part of your brain. It could mean that the person is having a hand tremor. It is important to visit a doctor for a checkup.
  4. Always having trouble concentrating and reading
    When someone begins to have trouble concentrating and reading, then the person may have a concussion. Concussion is a type of brain trauma that can cause issues with concentrating, and also having good memory. This can also cause sleepless nights, headaches and problems with vision. It is important that you visit a doctor if you experience a lack of concentration all the time.
  5. Memory issues
    If you experience inability to remember things easily, or you have to take time to think before you remember what someone told you few minutes ago, then you may be having issues with your brain. You may be experiencing dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. It is important you see a doctor before it becomes worse.
  6. Part of your body becomes numb all of a sudden
    When you begin to lose feelings suddenly in a part of your body, then it’s a warning sign from your brain. This could be a sign of stroke or other diseases that causes numbness.

It is important that you visit a doctor when something goes wrong with your body. Avoid self-medication because you can harm yourself.

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