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

When A Headache Is A Life-Threatening Emergency

A severe headache that can be characterized as “thunderclap” or “worst headache of life” is considered an emergency.  This can be a sign of a hemorrhagic (bleeding) stroke called subarachnoid hemorrhage caused by a brain aneurysm that has burst open.   This is a life-threatening emergency.  Click here to read more about subarachnoid hemorrhage from … More When A Headache Is A Life-Threatening Emergency

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

Ruptured Brain Aneurysm Public Awareness

The Lisa Colagrossi Foundation recently launched a PSA video on the warning signs of brain aneurysms:   This is a great first step in bringing awareness to the public on brain aneurysms. Unfortunately most aneurysms are silent and don’t give warning signs before they burst, causing life threatening brain hemorrhage. The symptoms mentioned in the video are … More Ruptured Brain Aneurysm Public Awareness