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Can you work after having a brain aneurysm?

Can you work after having a brain aneurysm?

This prevents blood from entering the aneurysm. You may feel tired for a few days after the procedure. You’ll probably be able to return to work or your normal routine in 3 to 7 days. You may have some bruising around the incision, but you should not have much pain.

Do aneurysms run in the family?

Do brain aneurysms run in your family? Brain aneurysms may run in families. If brain aneurysms run in your family, you are more at risk of having a brain aneurysm than the average 3%. Your risk depends on how many relatives have been affected, and how many closely related to you they are.

Who is most at risk for aneurysm?

Brain aneurysms can occur in anyone and at any age. They are most common in adults between the ages of 30 and 60 and are more common in women than in men. People with certain inherited disorders are also at higher risk.

What is life like after an aneurysm?

It will take 3 to 6 weeks to fully recover. If you had bleeding from your aneurysm this may take longer. You may feel tired for up to 12 or more weeks. If you had a stroke or brain injury from the bleeding, you may have permanent problems such as trouble with speech or thinking, muscle weakness, or numbness.

How did my sister recover from a brain aneurysm?

At the hospital, an MRI showed she had an aneurysm that had ruptured. She had immediate, invasive surgery—her aneurysm was repaired by clipping off the ruptured artery. It took her a couple of months to recover. My sister was fortunate in that the surgeon got to it in time, and that she didn’t have any neurological side effects.

When to go to the hospital for a brain aneurysm?

Well, as far as the aneurysm, what I’ll say is that most people with a brain aneurysm don’t experience any symptoms at all. They usually appear only after the aneurysm bursts. But looking back to the day of my collapse, I regret not going to the hospital right away.

Where was pregnant nurse rushed to hospital with brain aneurysm?

After being rushed to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, the mum-to-be was placed into an induced coma with her family being told to expect the worst. In another blow for Ms Clayton, doctors discovered a second aneurysm had formed in her brain which urgently needs to be removed before it too bursts.

What happens when a brain aneurysm ruptures?

A brain aneurysm is a weak, bulging spot on the side of a brain artery, like a thin balloon. When this ruptures it causes the blood to be released into the head. The result of a ruptured brain aneurysm can lead to brain damage, paralysis, or in some cases death. I feel so very blessed to have had Dr. Schnyder on call at the hospital that day.