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Advice re; brain injury after massive heart attack & lack of oxygrn

jbeau
  • By jbeau · New reply December 23, 2013
  • In Brain injuries · 27 replies
  • My dad had a massive heart attack 5 days ago... he was at home when my grandpa heard him fall. My grandpa called 911 and went to the neighbour for help. The doctors estimate my dad went anywhere from ...

Ocular Migraines

TBoneinPA
  • By TBoneinPA · New reply December 22, 2013
  • In Symptoms · 2 replies
  • I'm not sure which group to post in, but I have been having migraines since I was 13 yrs. old. (I am 46 yrs. old now). I have had a bright spot in my vision since last Friday. I was referred to an ophthalmologist ...

Anoxic after SCA, what next?

hopeful17
  • By hopeful17 · New reply December 22, 2013
  • In Brain injuries · 20 replies
  • I've already talked to Bob T. about this briefly, but thought I'd make a post here because I could really use some support. Last Wednesday, mom suffered a SCA and was without pulse/oxygen for about 20 ...

? long term improvement of cognitive function

tpbl
  • By tpbl · New reply December 20, 2013
  • In Brain injuries · 15 replies
  • Dear anoxic brain injury community! I wonder whether some of you who are caring for someone who is already some years advanced following brain injury and now in the long term rehabilitation phase, can ...

Ambien has reverse effect on me...12+hrs no signs of my four TBI's

Realslowdriverii
  • By Realslowdriverii · New reply December 9, 2013
  • In Brain injuries · 7 replies
  • On 12/02/13, I saw a new neurologist in North Florida. In for a 'check up' and issues with cognition, executive functioning, migraines, stress, and severe insomnia that, now having medicare, could be ...

TMJ/Headache/Dizzy HELP

dareyou2move
  • By dareyou2move · New reply December 3, 2013
  • In Living with a brain or nervous system disease · 1 reply
  • Hi everyone - I was diagnosed with Lupus March 2013. Anyway I am not sure if I have it or not - my doctor sure thinks so though I have no antibodies - but after my lupus labs came back today from f/u ...

mom had heart attack and now in med coma

sharese81
  • By sharese81 · New reply November 29, 2013
  • In Brain injuries · 1 reply
  • My mom had a heart attack 11/21/2013...my 12 year old daughter found her and tried to do cpr. She was smart enough to call 911 and they got her heart going again but her situation has worsened. She is ...

mom had heart attack and now in med coma

sharese81
  • By sharese81 · Posted November 28, 2013
  • In Brain injuries · 0 replies
  • My mom had a heart attack 11/21/2013...my 12 year old daughter found her and tried to do cpr. She was smart enough to call 911 and they got her heart going again but her situation has worsened. She is ...

Alcoholic, Heart Attack & Medicated Coma

snorlaxsecurity
  • By snorlaxsecurity · New reply November 28, 2013
  • In Brain injuries · 3 replies
  • I don't too much much about the situation or how serious things are, however, My step dad is a heavy drinker. Has been for many, many years. A few months ago he was in the hospital because of his Pancreas ...

Taking care of love one with brain injury

debala59
  • By debala59 · New reply November 24, 2013
  • In Brain injuries · 13 replies
  • My husband may be coming home after 5 months from hospital. Cant walk or doesnt know when he is going to the bathroom. He still cant see or reconized anyone. He has a feeding tube. Im starting to get ...

Anoxic Brain Injury from Intentional Overdose

ValerieInMO
  • By ValerieInMO · New reply November 12, 2013
  • In Brain injuries · 18 replies
  • My son intentionally overdosed in Jan 2012, in a hospital ER bathroom. He was 28. The hospital called and told us he was dead. Then they said he wasn't officially dead but they needed us to come and give ...

Acute on chronic subdural hematoma

lysandra22
  • By lysandra22 · Posted November 12, 2013
  • In Brain injuries · 0 replies
  • Has anyone experienced this? My 74 year old husband was hosptialised n July and was sent to a specialist hospital. He was discharged a week later to the local hospital. He came home on 8th august and ...

Anoxic Brain Inujury - Diffussed

digsco
  • By digsco · New reply November 3, 2013
  • In Brain injuries · 8 replies
  • My wife of 46 years has Parkinson’s and had a non-Parkinson’s problem with drooping head and left arm problems. She received neck surgery and because of complications, she had a tracheotomy and a food ...

Pineal Cyst 17mm

2thgirl
  • By 2thgirl · New reply October 27, 2013
  • In Brain diseases · 1 reply
  • Hello. Recently as of last week I was told I have a 17mm cyst on my pineal gland. Neurologist wants to do another MRI in 3 months to watch for growth. On the MRI report it says "most likely pineal cyst ...

Anoxia: 21 years later...still seeking answers.

Mogul
  • By Mogul · New reply October 23, 2013
  • In Brain injuries · 5 replies
  • In September of 1992, my brother-in-law, Alan Mogul, suffered a devastating seizure at the age of 36, which prevented oxygen from reaching his brain. He asphyxiated for several minutes and a significant ...

Heart attack following lack of oxygen to the brain

FightForDanny
  • By FightForDanny · New reply October 20, 2013
  • In Brain injuries · 32 replies
  • Hello, My name is Kelly and our family is fighting for the life of our brother Danny. Danny had a heart attack last Wednesday, 2/6/2013 and he was without oxygen for more than 10 minutes (maybe 20-we ...

Hydrocephalus

Hydroceph
  • By Hydroceph · Posted October 14, 2013
  • In Brain diseases · 0 replies
  • Does anyone else have congenital hydrocephalus, but was diagnosed later in life? I am 48yrs old, but was finally diagnosed at 40, when I had a VP shunt implanted. At that time, I had experienced a considerable ...

My 18 year old son has anoxic brain injury

bledsok
  • By bledsok · New reply October 12, 2013
  • In Brain injuries · 4 replies
  • My Son ws found dead on the floor on Jan 4 2013. My older son and I did CPR until EMT got there. They could not find anything wrong with his heart. He had a Monster drink earlier in the evening and cardiologist ...

69 women with parkinson suffered an anoxic brain injury at hospital

Maureen7
  • By Maureen7 · New reply October 8, 2013
  • In Brain injuries · 2 replies
  • This is the original post from my dad. I copied and pasted it with hopes of it reaching someone else with advice!! My wife of 46 years has Parkinson’s and had a non-Parkinson’s problem with drooping head ...

Arachnoid cyst with complications

Mandi1979
  • By Mandi1979 · New reply October 5, 2013
  • In Brain diseases · 4 replies
  • Hi! I am new to this site and am looking to find other people in the same boat we have found ourselves in and to hopefully find ways in dealing with issues that affect us. My son is 5 and was diagnosed ...

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