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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.

This forum is brought to you by Ben’s Friends in a partnership with the Brain Aneurysm Support Community. The site was based on a need for comprehensive information and support for brain aneurysm patients, their families, and the medical community.

The Brain Aneurysm Support Community is the nation’s premier nonprofit organization solely dedicated to providing critical awareness, education, support, and research funding to reduce the incidence of brain aneurysms. To find out more about The Brain Aneurysm Support Community and for more information on brain aneurysms, go to

The Brain Aneurysm Support Community is a global community that embraces different cultures, faiths, attitudes and viewpoints. Please be respectful of this. The Brain Aneurysm Support Community is not the place for discussions on religion, sex, or politics. Discriminatory language will not be permitted.

Latest Activity

Barbara Baione and heather are now friends
5 hours ago

Moltroub replied to ModSupport's discussion Our stories are important. Please share yours!
"Coming to the Brain Aneurysm Support Group, I was welcomed and encouraged to stay by Ben's Friends Moderators. If it was not for those individuals, I would have thought online support groups are not for me. But change was happening through…"
6 hours ago

Moltroub replied to Chris Johnston's discussion can a small brain aneurysm disappear?
"Chris, what good new! apparently there is a phenomenon of having an aneurysm disappear. I've linked to this before But I know it can be frustrating to search. You may want to look at the…"
6 hours ago
Amanda updated their profile
7 hours ago


Our stories are important. Please share yours!

Started by ModSupport in Questions About Brain Aneurysms. Last reply by Moltroub 6 hours ago. 10 Replies

Ben's Friends is made possible by generous donors who help pay for the costs of maintaining our network. They share with us, and we would like to share your story with them. Post what Ben's Friends has meant to you!In your post, we'd love to hear a…Continue

can a small brain aneurysm disappear?

Started by Chris Johnston in Questions About Brain Aneurysms. Last reply by Moltroub 6 hours ago. 1 Reply

I was diagnosed with 2 aneurysms in 2011.  The larger one being 8 mm was coiled and stented successfully. They opted to leave the smaller 2mm alone and monitor it.  I recently had my annual MRI and this time they imaged the area where the 2mm annie…Continue

Living with a brain aneurysm do nothing or take care of the aneurysm?

Started by Nancy Ann Kerin in Questions About Brain Aneurysms. Last reply by Moltroub 8 hours ago. 11 Replies

HiI am living with an aneurysm 2mm for 4 years now. I am monitored on a monthly basis by neurology and once a year or as needed I do a MRA scan and or MRI, then I see my neurosurgeon and we discuss treatment options if needed. I quit karate and…Continue

Seizures post craniotomy

Started by Momof6monsters in Questions About Brain Aneurysms. Last reply by Monique 9 hours ago. 5 Replies

Anyone else have seizures post craniotomy? I've been put on meds for them. Still having them in my sleep, have an appt with a specialist on the third. It's my understanding that we won't know if they are permanent for about 6 months when they wean…Continue


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