A Family Influence

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By Noah Jordan ~ Twelve years ago, on July 26, 2006, I was an 11-year-old spending time with friends at a county fair when I got a call that my uncle, Dr. Daniel Herbert, had suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm. My mom and I boarded a plane to Maine to be with him. My uncle …

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Voices Together for Change

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Guest post from Christine J. Buckley ~ Brain aneurysms continue to be the underdog in the world of stroke in every way: awareness, education, advocacy and research funding. With one in 50 people in the United States walking around with an undiagnosed brain aneurysm and 30,000 people experiencing a rupture — and half of them dying …

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Meet Sheri – A survivor’s story

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On January 1, 2016 my sister, Sheri, started the new year with a devastating brain hemorrhage due to an AVM (arteriovenous malformation). The past two years have been challenging for her, to say the least. After surviving the hemorrhage and months of recovery, she can now eat, walk, and speak again. Things she had taken …

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Mother and Son Connection

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I was sitting at my desk at work when my 19-year-old son called and said, “Mom, I have a brain aneurysm.” At that moment my world stopped. I did what every mom today probably would have; I googled brain aneurysm, and panic set in. It all started roughly six months prior to his diagnosis. My …

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Depression Following Aneurysm

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Depression Following a Brain Aneurysm by Stanley J. Berman, PhD Some patients will experience depression following a brain aneurysm. This is certainly understandable when you consider all the temporary and possibly permanent changes patients may face. Many patients report multiple losses and fears, including: a loss of trust and fears about the integrity of one’s body, …

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