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Can a brain dead person move

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Brain dead person breathing through machine. How long for heart to stop beating once ventilator is off?

Say this person is decleared brain dead and he's only breathing through a machine. If an appointed medical proxy finally makes a decision to let this person go and takes him off the machine (or ventilator ...
 

Had brain hemorrhage. Declared brain dead. On ventilator. Other vital organs working. Suggest?

One of my friends is declared brain dead . He has a brain hammerage and blood seepage at four places for which he got operated. Today almost more than 60 hours has passed but his brain ...
 

Second open heart surgery, valve repair, dialysis. Induced coma or brain dead ?

to the brain and to repair a valve. He is also diabetic. We have tried checking on his progress, but his family ...? 3. Is it possible that he was put under anesthesia and went into a coma on his own? 4. Is he brain ...
 

Facial pain, MRI and CAT scan okay. Tender scalp, eye problems, headache. Does this sound like temporal arteritis?

..headaches feel like something is pulling inside my head and moving..I feel brain dead after these headaches. I am ...I have severe pain and crunching sounds in my face where pain is when I move....MRI fine Cat Scan ...
 

Suggest treatment for extreme anxiety and panic disorder

im afraid im slowly going brain dead or theres something seriously wrong with me ive been too the er ...
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How to improve the quality of life in a half brain dead person?

I ma wondering about the quality of life for someone with half a brain? My youner brother had a stroke at the age of 15 months, (many years ago) and he recently found out he only has half of his brain ...
 

Took MDMA forcefully. Feeling brain dead, splurred speech. Brain damage done?

. It s been a week now and I have been worrying the entire time, sleeping poorly and feel brain dead which ... I feel brain dead. Do you think I am permanently over pretty much. My brain is damaged and gone ...
 

Can person having constant seizures under heavy sedation be brain dead?

it was checked. he is heavely seditated. dr say mucles are working in the brain had many different answer no one can give an answer wheither he is brain dead or not ...
 

Is brain dead possible during open heart surgery ?

Hi, My 18 years old son is died.Because doctors caused brain dead during heart surgery .He had extra muscle in his heart.while removing that muscle doctors made brain dead to him. I just want to know ...
 

How long do brain dead people breath on their own?

I have a relative that has been declared as brain dead. She was put in hospice. They are not feeding her and she is not receiving any medical treatment. She is still breathing on her own. She has ...
 

Using full life support, sweating, goosebumps. Brain dead or chance of recovery?

time (unknown amount),they say he may be brain dead,but he still has been getting goosebumps and sweating at times,they don t know why he has been doing this if he is brain dead, has anyone ever heard ...
 

Brain dead after accident, not on life support machine. Tube feeding. Chances of survival?

my sister in law has been in a car accident and as result we have been told she is brain dead ... brain dead meant she would die with out support? ...
 

Done valve replacement in heart, now brain dead. What happened?

the valve. Now they are saying that test are showing that he is brain dead? What happen? Please help me find ...
 

How long does someone brain dead live off the life support?

Hi my cousin has been in a hypoglycemic coma and the doctor has declared him brain dead and was on life support for a week. Just yesterday they took him off life support but started breathing on his own ...
 

How long can the heart continue to function in a brain dead patient?

but his brain was dead and all doctors in the room decided to stop to help him. I have two questions which I m seeking an opinion on: 1. If a brain is dead, can the heart continue to function for a long ...
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can brain dead cells can b reactivated or regenerated or how to treat dead brain cell issue
No it is not possible to regenerate nerve cells once they are dead. neither in brain nor in the spine.
 
Dear sir%2C Zyprexa withdrawal 14months now and my brain is damaged%21 Don t feel pleasure and brain dead%21 What can i do%3F Thanks%0A
Hello, Thanks for the query to H.C.M. Forum. Zyprexa ( olanazapine ) is habit forming drug , but it don't damage brain, please remove this misconception from your brain. As you mentioned this query in sensible manner , this is a proof that brain is not damaged . Consult psychiatrist and get his counselling and treatment . Good luck. Dr.HET
 
My friend was in a motorcycle accident, he has been on a ventaltor amd is brain dead. Today they put him on hospice and removed tje vent. About how long does he
I am sorry for your friends situation. This seems to be like a terminal event. In a brain dead patient, when ventilator support is withdrawn heart activity ceases in few movements. Max would be 20 - 30 minutes. I guess this answer reached you too late.
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