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Anoxic Brain Injury Recovery Time

dlc197619
  • By dlc197619 · Posted yesterday at 1:10 pm
  • Discussion in Brain injuries · 0 replies
  • Hi, I am wondering if part of the recovery process is reverting back to a previous time such as childhood. My daughter in law suffered SCA and suffered an anoxic brain injury about 5 months ago and has ...

Losing Faith

USMCGEO
  • By USMCGEO · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Brain injuries · 22 replies
  • We all know this can be a long and painful journey. My brother had an anoixic brain injury on Xmas eve 2013. He really seemed to be improving. He seemed to be visibly imporving to the point they decided ...

Anoxic brain injury-does it get worse?

Lisa-mary
  • By Lisa-mary · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Brain injuries · 2 replies
  • Hi, my dad suffered a traumatic anoxic brain injury through having type 1 diabeties in which he had a hypo in which he also had a minor heart attack which caused a cardiac arrest. This happened 3 years ...

March 31 update 28 days post hypoxic brain injury

kjeffer31
  • By kjeffer31 · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • They did a 20 minute eeg to prove she is still having myoclonus. But she is still having the visible jerks bc they have now dc'd all her seziure meds but keppra and locosamide. Can anyone tell me what ...

QSART test result

BehcetsGirl
  • By BehcetsGirl · Posted April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • I went to the Cleveland Clinic recently and they did a QSART test (aka Sweat Test). The doctor just sent me the results. She said "it was decreased in the arm but normal in the leg." She also said that ...

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

Pineal cyst

CNCN
  • By CNCN · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 0 replies
  • Hi there, I'm new to the group and would just like to know if there are many people here with symptomatic pineal cysts and if you have found a suitable treatment or better still found someone in the UK ...

How many Ct scan and x rays are to much ?

scared4myson
  • By scared4myson · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Brain injuries · 4 replies
  • On 11/16/2013 my son23 years young, was injured in a logging accident, traumatic brain injury as of 1/30/2014 he has had 11 Ct scans of the head / 6 abdominal x rays / 10 chest x rays / 1 shoulder x ray ...

....My Beautiful Boy.....

FletchersMommo
  • By FletchersMommo · New reply April 13, 2014
  • Journal · 22 replies
  • I am grateful to have found this online site / support group. We are 7 months tomorrow with my 26 year old beautiful boy, Fletcher's, anoxic brain injury. He has been at a Long Term Acute Care facility ...

run

jaredellis
  • By jaredellis · New reply April 13, 2014
  • Discussion in Brain injuries · 1 reply
  • Feeling good!!! just got 6th place in an 8k 7.23 pace!!!BOOWAY!!!! I think i could have even done better i know a lot of post are depressing but i felt good and wanted to share ...

39 days since anoxic brain injury

kjeffer31
  • By kjeffer31 · New reply April 11, 2014
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • My mom has been in a drug induced coma for the almost 2 weeks to stop her from biting her tongue and to allow the swelling in her tongue to go down so we can put a bite block in. She had two 30 min EEGs ...

Seizures, Dysautonomia, POTS, or ?????

bobvila72008
  • By bobvila72008 · New reply April 5, 2014
  • Discussion in Symptoms · 2 replies
  • I am currently at a loss and need some help. I have been suffering from severe tremors followed by seizures since May 2010. These symptoms are also accompanied by heart palpitations, exercise intolerance ...

My Mother's hypoxic brain injury

kjeffer31
  • By kjeffer31 · New reply April 3, 2014
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • On March 2nd (Sunday night) 2014 my mother suffered a cardiac arrest due to constricted airway. One of her vocal cords is paralyzed and the other one was not functioning properly and was swelling she ...

Post 6 month mark with anoxic brain injury/Neuro Rehab/Myoclonus/HBOT

FletchersMommo
  • By FletchersMommo · New reply April 2, 2014
  • Discussion in Brain injuries · 14 replies
  • We just passed the 7 month mark with my 26 year old son's anoxic injury and I am aching for more progress. I refuse to believe that 'what you see at 6 months is what you get' with anoxic injury. Fletcher ...

My Wife's hyppxic brain injury

Rajsoft76
  • By Rajsoft76 · New reply April 2, 2014
  • Discussion in Brain injuries · 4 replies
  • My wife had a cardiac arrest during ceasarian delivery three years back.It almost took 20 to 30 minutes to recover pulse.And been in the state for laast three years.very minimal response with a sound ...

POTS, DYSAUTONOMIA, SEIZURES, OR AM I CRAZY?

bobvila72008
  • By bobvila72008 · New reply March 28, 2014
  • Discussion in Symptoms · 1 reply
  • I have been suffering from tremors, grand mal seizure like episodes, orthostatic tachycardia, and syncope since the summer of 2010. I have seen so many specialists that I cannot keep track of them. I ...

Searching for a thread of hope

gildita
  • By gildita · New reply March 28, 2014
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • On October 24th 2013, my 43 year old husband suffered a SCA that lead to anoxic encephalopathy. He has been in a "PVS" for the past few months with very slow and minimal recovery. Pretty soon we are going ...

personal record at the moment

jaredellis
  • By jaredellis · New reply March 28, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • ONE HOUR SO FAR AS PUTTING A LONG SLEEVE SHIRT ON I AM NOW TACKING A BREAKFAST BRACK RIGHT NOW . I WILL KEEP EVERYBODY POSTED OF MY PROGRESS ...

Low Energy

baronvont25
  • By baronvont25 · New reply March 27, 2014
  • Discussion in Brain injuries · 2 replies
  • Does anyone suffer from low energy? It has been 18 months since my heart attack and ABI and it seems like my energy is getting worse. I don't think I am depressed, but I might be. I get very irritable ...

Open letter to Representative Pascrell of PA

pamhopefulheart
  • By pamhopefulheart · New reply March 27, 2014
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • Congressman Pascrell: As the mother and caregiver to my daughter who suffered an anoxic brain injury after a surgery at the age of 27, I am greatly disturbed that increasingly patients like her are being ...

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