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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

patioplans replied to littlebits33's discussion I don't like my Neurosurgeon!
"Littlebits... Last eve ABC news reporter David Muir provided info...from your selected JH...re: annual causes of death ratings...1 & 2 (heart and cancer) remain the same..3 is now estimated as "medical error"... I…"
4 hours ago
Sky75 posted a discussion

Hair loss 11 weeks post coiling

Hi everyone, I had coiling and stent placement on 5 MM aneurysm in the ICA 11 weeks ago. I started to experience hair loss 2-3 weeks after surgery. I'm am now having even more hair loss, it's freakin me out. How have other people dealt with this and how long did it take to come back?ThxSee More
5 hours ago

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Moltroub replied to ronk's discussion confusion sets in
"Oh Ron, I hate this for you. We must be on the same wave length. My Neurologist said he wants to continue seeing me every six months and I can't figure out why either. But everyone else wants me to keep going so I guess I will. I think maybe…"
8 hours ago

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Moltroub replied to ronk's discussion dreams
"I love it Ron! One day when we are rich and not so good looking we should get together and rent a helicopter so we can remember what it's like to fly in one lol"
8 hours ago

Forum

I don't like my Neurosurgeon!

Started by littlebits33 in Questions About Brain Aneurysms. Last reply by patioplans 4 hours ago. 15 Replies

I saw my neurosurgeon about a week ago and I really did not like him. He is refusing to do an angio, and says I should not worry about it and try to live my life. He says there are too many risks considering my age and health. That I should get on…Continue

Hair loss 11 weeks post coiling

Started by Sky75 in Post Surgical Rcovery 5 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hi everyone, I had coiling and stent placement on 5 MM aneurysm in the ICA 11 weeks ago. I started to experience hair loss 2-3 weeks after surgery. I'm am now having even more hair loss, it's freakin me out. How have other people dealt with this and…Continue

confusion sets in

Started by ronk in Personal Stories. Last reply by Moltroub 8 hours ago. 1 Reply

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

dreams

Started by ronk in Personal Stories. Last reply by Moltroub 8 hours ago. 3 Replies

wow i had the coolest dream ever!! i was skydiving!! i had a helmet and it was beautiful yep you guessed it burgandy sparkle metal flake!! i jumped and wasnt scared and pulled the cord and could feel the tug of the chute cords and the deaccelation.…Continue

 
 
 

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