Almost everyone experiences headaches from time to time, and usually they're easily treated without a visit to the doctor. If, however, you experience sudden, severe headaches; persistent headaches; or a headache after suffering a blow to the head, you may need to seek medical treatment.
A type of traumatic brain injury caused by a blow to the head or body, a fall, or another injury that jars or shakes the brain inside the skull.
Stroke occurs when a blood vessel in the brain is blocked or bursts. Brain damage can begin within minutes, so act quickly.
When blood flow to part of the brain is blocked or reduced for a short time, often by a blood clot.
A brain tumor is a mass of abnormal cells inside the brain. St. Luke's offers many treatment options including traditional surgery, chemotherapy, and beyond.