The health body further advises: “See a GP if you have the above symptoms, particularly if you have a severe and persistent headache.
“You may not have a brain tumour, but these types of symptoms should be checked out.
If your GP cannot identify a more likely cause of your symptoms, they may refer you to a neurologist (a brain and nervous system specialist) for further assessment and tests, such as a brain scan.”
Brain tumours can affect people of any aged. More than 9,000 people being diagnosed with primary brain tumours in the UK each year – about half of which are cancerous.