‘My aneurysm could burst at any time... I could be walking down the street or in bed and the next thing I could be dead’ BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Musical performer Donna Stewart has spent her whole life plagued with health problems, culminating in a brain aneurysm at the age of 47. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/features/my-aneurysm-could-burst-at-any-time-i-could-be-walking-down-the-street-or-in-bed-and-the-next-thing-i-could-be-dead-37545413.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/features/article37545407.ece/37480/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-11-20_lif_45860015_I1.JPG Email Musical performer Donna Stewart has spent her whole life plagued with health problems, culminating in a brain aneurysm at the age of 47. But after discovering she has a rare inherited condition that is the root cause of all her illnesses, she is determined not to let it beat her - and is set to go on the road in the new year with a new Dolly Parton tribute show tailored to her health needs. … [Read more...] about ‘My aneurysm could burst at any time… I could be walking down the street or in bed and the next thing I could be dead’
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Updated 1221 GMT (2021 HKT) August 13, 2018 This is the first part of the series,"Escape from the Mayo Clinic." Read the second part here. Sherburn, Minnesota (CNN)In a jaw-dropping moment caught on video, an 18-year-old high school senior rushes to escape from the hospital that saved her life and then, she says, held her captive. At the entrance to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, the young woman's stepfather helps her out of a wheelchair and into the family car. Staff members come running toward him, yelling "No! No!" One of them grabs the young woman's arm. "Get your hands off my daughter!" her stepfather yells. The car speeds away, the stepfather and the patient inside, her mother at the wheel. Read More Mayo security calls 911. "We have had a patient abduction," the security officer tells police, according to a transcript of the call. 'A cautionary tale' The patient's name is Alyssa Gilderhus. She and her family say she wasn't abducted from the Mayo Clinic in … [Read more...] about Teen accuses world-famous Mayo Clinic of ‘medical kidnapping’
WOULD you know the signs or immediate symptoms of a brain aneurysm? The medical condition has the potential to lead to a fatal brain haemorrhage if it is left untreated. Here's what you need to know when it comes to the signs, symptoms and causes... What is a brain aneurysm? A brain aneurysm occurs when there is a bulge in a weakened blood vessel. Usually, brain aneurysms only cause noticeable symptoms if they burst. This then leads to serious issues and is known as a subarachnoid haemorrhage (or brain haemorrhage). If the aneurysm ruptures, bleeding can cause extensive brain damage – with three in five people dying within two weeks of suffering this. What are the symptoms of a ruptured brain aneurysm? According to the NHS, signs of a brain haemorrhage include: A sudden excruciating headache (similar to a sudden “bang” on the head) Stiff neck Sickness and vomiting Pain when looking at light Unruptured brain aneurysms can occasionally cause symptoms too. … [Read more...] about What is a brain aneurysm, is it the same as a brain haemorrhage and what are the signs, causes and symptoms?
A heartbroken family have warned against steroid use after a young dad-of-three who became 'obsessed' with the gym died from a stroke. Luke Stone, 28, was believed to have taken anabolic steroids on and off for around three years to improve his physique, an inquest heard. He sometimes went to the gym three times a day and became 'more obsessive' with his training after his relationship breakup, the hearing was told. The security guard, from Exeter, Devon, developed chest pains and went to A&E on March 22, 2017, the inquest at Exeter's County Hall heard. Further examinations revealed he had a blood clot of the heart, Devon Live reports. However, his condition deteriorated and he had a heart attack before also suffering a stroke the following day. A blood clot was found on his brain and he passed away on April 5 last year. Following the inquest, Luke's family spoke out to urge other steroid users to be aware of the danger of taking unprescribed drugs. His father Eric said: “I … [Read more...] about Heartbroken family’s steroids warning after young dad-of-three dies of stroke
Birmingham & Black Country 28 June 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-44641852 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel A former professional boxer has received a payout after an undetected brain aneurysm was missed by medics … [Read more...] about Boxer given payout over missed aneurysm