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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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Latest Activity

Brenda commented on Kit34's blog post It's been 4 months since clipping...
"Hey Kit, so glad to see you on here.  I don't come on that much either but I do like to keep in touch and hear others stories.  Like you I am doing great too and I am so glad it is all working out for you.  Any other news?? …"
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M.A. liked K. Drake's discussion Third Anniversary
4 hours ago
Kit34 and M.A. are now friends
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K. Drake's discussion was featured

Third Anniversary

On 02.24.2015 I reached the three year mark after a dual craniotomy/obitotomy to clip twin intertwined aneurysms. It has been a long interesting journey. Full of a lot of ongoing highs and lows. But, I survive and breathe brave. I just wanted to thank everyone, because even though I don't chat much on here, I listened and paid…See More
7 hours ago

Dancermom replied to K. Drake's discussion Third Anniversary
"You look beautiful, K. Drake. Thank you for the inspiration!"
7 hours ago
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sher liked Laura's discussion One Year Later!
17 hours ago
Wendy replied to carol72's discussion Symptoms
"I was just reading about pseudobulbar affect and sounds like it could be what is happening. I'm certainly no expert but here is something I found on Wickipedia. Pseudobulbar affect is a condition that occurs secondary to neurological disease…"
17 hours ago


Third Anniversary

Started by K. Drake in Personal Stories. Last reply by Dancermom 7 hours ago. 3 Replies

On 02.24.2015 I reached the three year mark after a dual craniotomy/obitotomy to…Continue


Started by carol72 in Questions About Brain Aneurysms. Last reply by Wendy 17 hours ago. 4 Replies

Has anyone ever heard of aneurysm causing crying (tears) which has no emotion causing the tears?Continue

Angio pressing closed left artery in neck ??

Started by cathy propp in Questions About Brain Aneurysms. Last reply by Moltroub yesterday. 8 Replies

Had my angio last thurs looking at the  new aneurysm on my left side , said that one they weren't worried about because the whole vein was enlarged ?? ( what would cause that ) but on the right side they spent a long time pressing too close off the…Continue

One Year Later!

Started by Laura in Success Stories. Last reply by Kat yesterday. 20 Replies

Hi everyone, I can't believe it's already been one year since my aneurysm rupture, SAH, and emergency coiling. Time flies, and it has been a journey. There have been many ups and downs, but I am realizing that it is all just a new part of who I am.…Continue


Started by Nicole Piccoli in Questions About Brain Aneurysms. Last reply by Nicole Piccoli on Monday. 11 Replies

Hi everyone! I am new to the group!My 65 year old mother had a ruptured aneurysm on Christmas eve 2014. She spent a month in the hospital and has been in rehab hospital for another month...with no release date in sight. She works with a speech,…Continue

My Story

Started by Highnliftedup in Personal Stories. Last reply by patioplans on Sunday. 20 Replies

My two aneurysms were found incidentally when I complained of frequent headaches. After a MRA, CTA and 2 angiograms it's been found that I have a left side PCOM infundibulum 5.3 mm and a right side 5.7 mm PCOM aneurysm. I've since learned that I…Continue

Tags: #clipping, #unruptured, #PCOM



Blog Posts

It's been 4 months since clipping...

Posted by Kit34 on March 2, 2015 at 9:45pm 3 Comments

Miss my old mum

Posted by Nicole on March 2, 2015 at 3:59pm 5 Comments

I am a different person...

Posted by Ariel on February 26, 2015 at 8:46pm 7 Comments

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