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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Moment of Gratitude

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On June 28th I was in my car stopped at the exit 5 ramp when I unexpectedly felt a jolt; I had been rear ended. As we exchanged information I thought, “this driver rear ended a personal injury lawyer in front of a police station” (I hope her day gets better). I followed the advice …

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1 in 50 in NC

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Six years ago, in October 2011, Corie Maffett, of Kernersville, North Carolina, was working up a good sweat at her gym class when a radiating pain up the back of her neck stopped her cold. “The pain was like nothing I’d ever experienced,” recalls Corie, a married 7th grade math teacher with two young adult …

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1 in 50 in FL

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Monica Franklin, 48, has a bright future. In fact, she is looking forward to a whole new chapter in her life when she gets married next February. But one spring day 13 years ago, the future looked anything but bright for Monica, a senior quality engineer for a phone company who lives in Orlando. On …

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