The Brain Aneurysm Support Community

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

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This site is not intended to diagnose, prescribe, or replace the service of your physician, but solely to give you information to help enable you to make informed decisions about your healthcare with guidance of healthcare professionals. Solicitation of any kind is not permitted on this website. Requesting of personal information of members on the site is prohibited. As this is a public forum, you may want to use a screen name or otherwise abbreviate your full name if you have privacy concerns. You can also change your privacy settings to determine who may view your profile and comments.

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Latest Activity

ronk commented on Moltroub's blog post Got Grounded!
"take it easy Moltraub, those are not small timbers!!! more like huge planks!! you should not be straining!! is there someone who can help you? tc please!"
16 minutes ago
NYC1 replied to Amy's discussion Monitoring unruptured 3mm in the group Unruptured Brain Aneurysms
"Hi Joy,     I have had some discomfort with asking lots of questions and reporting symptoms and differences from my normal and worry that I am being a hypochondriac, but the truth is we only have one brain and one life. I have come to…"
4 hours ago
tamigail36 liked Amy's blog post Latest Brain CT
4 hours ago
Alice replied to Melissa's discussion Coiling and Cold weather
"Which reminds me-did you have a craniotomy? If so, there are quarter-sized metal plates and screws holding your head together which also get cold. One of my screws came loose (for real!) and it was back to the surgeon. He removed all the screws and…"
4 hours ago
NYC1 replied to Jho SerNa's discussion How did you decide if surgery was the best option? in the group Unruptured Brain Aneurysms
"Hello Jho,    It is a very hard decision, although my neurosurgeon told me the risks were about 5% complications for the surgery, and at this particular hospital, with their track record, 3%. I decided to take a leap of faith and follow my…"
4 hours ago
NYC1 replied to Lori's discussion Swelling and fluid retention in the temple area from cranial surgery in the group Unruptured Brain Aneurysms
"Wow, this sounds like a very frustrating situation. I am only 3 weeks out from Pipeline stent surgery, and I am having swelling in my leg, same side as angiogram. There are no blood clots, which is good news, but there is no explanation why I have…"
4 hours ago
Profile IconNYC1 and Moltroub joined Melodee Ashley's group

Unruptured Brain Aneurysms

Anyone can join this group, however, this group was developed for those of us who have an annie that was dangerous enough that it required a procedure, but blessed enough that it did not burst.See More
4 hours ago
TRACEY replied to TRACEY's discussion Advice
"Yes thank you all for the advice xx "
6 hours ago


Coiling and Cold weather

Started by Melissa in Questions About Brain Aneurysms. Last reply by Alice 4 hours ago. 6 Replies

Is it normal to have pressure headaches after coiling in cold weather?


Started by TRACEY in Questions About Brain Aneurysms. Last reply by TRACEY 6 hours ago. 17 Replies

Hi allI have an aneurysm that hospital want to remove has anyone had this done?Continue

Bleeding on Brain...

Started by Mamika2 in Questions About Brain Aneurysms. Last reply by Maria H 7 hours ago. 9 Replies

Anyone had bleeding on the brain after a procedure from the aspirin/plavix regimen? I had gotten a call yesterday from my Dr. giving me the results of my one month post procedure MRI/MRA I was told blood is still getting into the aneurysm, but not…Continue

inappropriate anger

Started by Laurie in Questions About Brain Aneurysms. Last reply by ronk 14 hours ago. 40 Replies

Hi,My husband is brain injured from his aneurysms and is often very unpleasant/angry/mean. Even if I say or ask something in a neutral or nice tone of voice he often takes it as if I were scolding him and overreacts. Today I swept, washed, and waxed…Continue

Tags: voice, of, tone, anger



Blog Posts

Got Grounded!

Posted by Moltroub on November 21, 2014 at 11:25am 5 Comments

One Month Post Surgery, WOW Me

Posted by Brenda on November 20, 2014 at 11:21am 3 Comments

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