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    Influencer Meredith Staggers Says Her Migraine Turned Out to Be a Life-Threatening Brain Aneurysm
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  • AdventHealth Brain Aneurysm Support Group

    Winter Park, FL

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  • Baltimore Brain Aneurysm Foundation Support Group

    Lutherville-Timonium, MD

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  • Bay Area Aneurysm and Vascular Malformation Support Group

    San Francisco, CA

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  • January 26, 2021
  • BAF
  • Awareness

After Bout with Aneurysm, Restauranteur Serves Up Gratitude

Jhonny Mercado’s life at 46 was very busy and full of stress. As co-chairman of JAE Restaurant Group, he oversees more than 7,000 employees at more than 210 restaurants in Florida, New Mexico and Tennessee. His company is among the top five franchisees in the Wendy’s fast-food empire.

So, when he started getting very painful headaches, he figured they were due to stress or even a side effect of wearing face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr. Mercado says he’s never faced a serious health issue and had no underlying condition, except for the sudden onset of new headaches.

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By John Fernandez



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