The brain stem leads to the spinal cord and is responsible for your heart rate, breathing, sleep and wakes cycles, reflexes to seeing and hearing, and regulating functions of the nervous system, such as sweating, blood pressure, digestion, and temperature.


  • difficulty breathing
  • difficulty sleeping
  • difficulty swallowing food
  • dizziness and nausea
  • problems with balance and movement

The Houston brain stem injury attorneys at Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law know how to protect your rights if you were injured through no fault of your own. Give us a call at (800) 444-5000 or fill out a FREE initial consultation form to learn more about how you can take legal action after a brain injury.

*Source: Centre for Neuro Skills