A brain tumor is a mass or growth of abnormal cells that develop in the brain. These tumors can be benign or malignant. It can occur any part of brain or spinal cord.

TYPES: – the brain tumor classified into different type which depend on location in the brain.

GLIOMAS: – arise from glial cells.

MENINGIOMAS: – arise from meninges.

Pituitary tumor: – arise from pituitary gland.

Medullablastomas: – arise from embryonic cells in the brain.

Schwannomas: – arise from Schwann cells.

Metastatic brain tumor: – originates from other parts of body.

CAUSES:- the exact cause of brain tumor is still unknown.

But some causes and risk factors that are responsible for brain tumor are as follows:-

GENETICS: – some genetic mutation may increase the risk of developing brain tumor.

AGE: – it is more common in adults.

IMMUNE SYSTEM:-  those people who have weak immune system may be at higher risk.

FAMILY HISTORY:- person having a family history of brain tumor may increase the risk of developing brain tumour.

HORMONAL FACTORS:-  sometimes hormonal imbalances also a cause of developing brain tumor.

Frequent exposure to radiation and industrial chemicals are also a cause of brain tumour.

Head injury.



  1. Frequent or worsening headache.
  2. Nausea and vomiting.
  3. Seizures.
  4. Irritability.
  5. Vision and speech problems.
  6. Weakness or numbness in the limbs or various parts of body.
  7. Difficulties in co-ordination or balance.
  8. Loss of appetite. 
  9. Failure to thrive.
  10. Changes in personality or behavior.
  11. Difficulties with speech or understanding language.
  12. Fatigue.
  13. Weak thinking ability and learning power.


  1. Protect the head from injury.
  2. Quit smoking.
  3. Maintain a healthy lifestyle.
  4. Avoid exposure to ionizing radiation.


IMAGING TESTS: – MRI, CT-SCANS, for identify the size and location of lesion.

BIOPSY: – for identify benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous).  

BLOOD TESTS: – for any other cause.


  1. Brayta carb:- 
  1. Forgetfulness, confusion and loss of memory.
  2. Feeling as if brain is loose.
  3. Vertigo when standing in sun.
  4. Pain in forehead and eyes.
  5. Persistent drowsiness.
  6. Numbness in the forehead and at the root of the nose.
  1. Conium mac:- 
  1. Vertigo when lying down.
  2. Sudden and severe headache accompanied with nausea and vomiting.
  3. Heaviness in the head.
  4. Dyspnea.
  5. Suffocation feeling.
  6. Drowsiness mainly in daytime.
  7. Photophobia.
  1. Plumbum met:- 
  1. Loss of memory.
  2. Dizziness and fainting.
  3. Sadness and depression.
  4. Slow perception of things and concepts.
  5. Patient gets irritable on hearing loud noises.
  6. Heaviness in the eyes especially on movement.
  7. Pain in forehead which is tearing and pressing type.

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