a resent MRI showed a tearing away of my brain. im having an eeg scan Mondy I have been confused lately. Nothing to serous, I got lost in my own neighborhood. I'm 67 I haven't had a head injury in 45 years. I haven't drank alcohol in 8 year. I am a Alcoholic. I got very sick in the summer I had double pneumonia and a sepsis infection I responded well, I was in the hospital. Can a brain tear without a head injury?