Breaking The Silence

Emilia Clarke shares her story in the New Yorker on surviving brain aneurysm hemorrhage not once but twice! Her story is an extraordinary one 😯 and we applaud her for bringing much needed awareness to brain aneurysms! Know the signs and symptoms! Small aneurysms do rupture!!  Follow the links below to read more about brain aneurysms and subarachnoid … More Breaking The Silence

September Is Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month

When a brain aneurysm ruptures, it causes life-threatening bleeding in the brain called subarachnoid hemorrhage. Click here to download a free iBook (on iTunes) about subarachnoid hemorrhage.  Interactive overview on what happens when a brain aneurysm ruptures. Quick and easy read. Free to share with your family, friends and colleagues — help spread the word! #BrainAneurysms #BrainAneurysmAwarenessMonth … More September Is Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month

Bleeding brain aneurysm

When a balloon bursts open, air escapes but when a brain aneurysm bursts open, blood is spilled into the brain causing life-threatening hemorrhage called subarachnoid hemorrhage (click to read more).  This is a type of stroke that is a life-threatening emergency.  Below is a diagram that illustrates the growth of a brain aneurysm, rupture of … More Bleeding brain aneurysm

New Brain Aneurysm iBook

Free to download on iTunes — Click here! Quick and easy read. Interactive overview on brain aneurysms. Written by yours truly with one of my stellar students. Free to share with your family, friends and colleagues — help spread the word! #BrainAneurysm #BrainAneurysmAwareness #StrokeAwareness

What Is F.A.S.T?

A. Free WiFi B. Los Angeles rush hour traffic C. Ischemic stroke warning signs & symptoms Answer – C Knowing these signs & symptoms for ischemic stroke is the first step.  Ischemic stroke is the most common type of stroke, where there is a blockage within the artery, preventing blood flow into the brain, causing millions of … More What Is F.A.S.T?