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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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patioplans replied to Momof6monsters's discussion Seizures post craniotomy
"Momof6..darlings... I have no known there are the various forms/structures...Because of some issues I do have, have had...I have done some (bits and pieces at a time)...can only suggest you may want to search…"
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Michele replied to Nancy Ann Kerin's discussion Living with a brain aneurysm do nothing or take care of the aneurysm?
"Hi Nancy, I am happy to respond to your questions, as so many people gave me wonderful advice in my time of need.  I saw a total of four doctors and did extensive research to explore all my options and feel confident in whatever decision I…"
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Seizures post craniotomy

Started by Momof6monsters in Questions About Brain Aneurysms. Last reply by patioplans 6 hours ago. 3 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

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 Michele 9 hours ago. 10 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

can a small brain aneurysm disappear?

Started by Chris Johnston in Questions About Brain Aneurysms yesterday. 0 Replies

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

What is the proper balance of rest / sleep and activity 21 months post sah

Started by Edwardo in Questions About Brain Aneurysms. Last reply by patioplans yesterday. 10 Replies

     Were 21 months post sah ,  wife has steadily gotten better , but has crushing fatigue ,  Sleeps the night , rests during the day with very little activity .  I get her out of the house twice daily for 1-2 hours each jaunt  and afterwards she is…Continue


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