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Welcome to the Brain Aneurysm Support Community

The purpose of the Brain Aneurysm Support Community is to provide a forum for patients and their families affected by brain aneurysms to find support.

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Moltroub replied to JR's discussion If you had a coil w/stents on an un-ruptured anni. What were your issues?
"Joe, it's not like dementia...ok I can't cook unsupervised lol but I just grilled some mean burgers today and everyone leaves me set my pass on the grill. I had back surgery the year before I ruptured and it definitely isn't the same.…"
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JR replied to JR's discussion If you had a coil w/stents on an un-ruptured anni. What were your issues?
"Thanx All. I was hoping I'd be the exception. I had open Heart, CABG x2 plus a PFO closure in Jan 2016 and was back to work 3/4 time in 3 weeks, so I was hoping the location and procedure would be like a regular heart catheter and viola healed.…"
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confused replied to Melanie Gorman's discussion Struggling
"Melanie,i'm sorry to hear about your mum. I know what your going thru. my husband was in the hospital for 2 1/2 years I was there every single day you start to fell burned out .I was working from 6;00 am until2;30 pm then went to visit until…"
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If you had a coil w/stents on an un-ruptured anni. What were your issues?

Started by JR in Post Surgical Rcovery. Last reply by Moltroub 1 hour ago. 4 Replies

Any idea on a coiling with stent on a 3.5 x 7 marginally in transitional left ICA would take to get back to work?If it's a catheter, should be a few days down like a heart cath, yes? any history here?If you had a coil w/stents. What were your…Continue


Started by Melanie Gorman in Questions About Brain Aneurysms. Last reply by confused 4 hours ago. 2 Replies

My mum is still recovering from a brain bleed.This happened nearly 2 years ago  She is asking how long its going to take to get better then asks where she is. She switches between lucid and non lucid moments . Its devastating to watch. I am torn…Continue

confusion sets in

Started by ronk in Personal Stories. Last reply by harlylena 5 hours ago. 8 Replies

ugh up at 4 am, i need some advice! was shocked to learn my neurologist is packin her bags, they want to move my appt up to wednessday, i asked why do i want to see her if shes leaving and they say to get set up with a new dr?? sounds like they just…Continue

After my brain aneurysm

Started by Todd in Personal Stories. Last reply by confused 16 hours ago. 26 Replies

I definitely don't feel like the same person. It's been 3 months and I don't seem to be thinking the same way but I used to. And it's hard to explain to people. Don't know what to do


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