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Do you suffer from a chronic condition? Then you may have subtle, moderate, or severe brain inflammation. Symptoms and causes can vary, so it’s important to seek help from a professional. There are many reasons your brain could become inflamed, but here’s a starter list:

Reasons for Brain Inflammation

  • A brain injury
  • An unmanaged autoimmune disease
  • High blood sugar
  • Eating inflammatory foods
  • Undiagnosed food intolerances
  • Excess alcohol consumption
  • A chronic viral or bacterial infection
  • Leaky gut
  • Leaky blood-brain barrier
  • Hormonal imbalances or deficiencies

Specific symptoms vary based on whether you have subtle, moderate, or severe brain inflammation. Let’s look at some of the key symptoms of each.

Subtle Brain Inflammation Symptoms

  • Slower mental speed
  • Reduced brain endurance (can’t read, work, or drive as long as you used to)
  • Brain fog and/or brain fatigue after exposure to specific foods or chemicals
  • Comes and goes with exposure to triggers

Moderate Brain Inflammation Symptoms

  • Fatigue or depression
  • Loss of appetite
  • Lack of motivation and/or unable to be physically active
  • Inability to focus and concentrate for long periods
  • Sleepiness, and/or need to sleep more than 8 hours
  • Lethargy

Severe Brain Inflammation

  • Disorientation or confusion-
  • Dementia
  • Delirium
  • Coma
  • Seizures
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Tremors or trembling
  • Involuntary twitching

Brain inflammation can easily sneak up on you. If you are looking for help with a chronic condition, please reach out to our office by giving us a call or sending us a message.

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