Locked-in Syndrome Causes: Brain Hemorrhage
A brain hemorrhage is bleeding in or around the brain. Causes of brain hemorrhage include high blood pressure, abnormally weak blood vessels that leak, drug abuse, and trauma. Many people who experience a brain hemorrhage have symptoms as though they are having a stroke, and can develop:
- weakness on one side of their body,
- difficulty speaking, or
- a sense of numbness.
Difficulty performing usual activities, including problems with walking or even falling, are not uncommon symptoms. About 10% of all strokes are hemorrhagic, or caused by bleeding into the brain.