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Unruptured brain aneurysm coiled 2013 under stress at home with mentally unbalanced husband who sees beings! Will stress affect my coils? Thank you.

Unruptured brain aneurysm coiled 2013 under stress at home with mentally unbalanced husband who sees beings! Will stress affect my coils? Thank you.

Only is it causes a: rise in your blood pressure.Good idea to check coils every 5 years with an MRA. I have coils,too.Way to dodge a bullitt.anyone else in the family with brain aneurysms ?Discus with Neurosurgeon or Interventional Radiologist about screening first degree relatives.Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
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Brain Aneurysm (Definition)

Brain aneurysm is a medical condition in which there is an outpouching of the wall of the blood vessel that supplies the brain. The most serious consequence of this outpouching is that the wall is weakened and can rupture, leading to massive ...Read more


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Brain aneurysm coiled May 2013 Sept scan showed occlusion. When can I stop worrying? I am afraid I will bang my head or coughing will loosen the coils

Brain aneurysm coiled May 2013 Sept scan showed occlusion. When can I stop worrying? I am afraid I will bang my head or coughing will loosen the coils

You are lucky: for under going successful treatment , those untreated ones will have disastrous out comes . Once vessel is occluded ( thrombosed ) will not allow the coil displaced , don't worry , but you need close follow up by your doctor .Good Luck ...Read more

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I had successful brain aneurysm coiling 1 year ago. Is it safe for me to fly long distance? Can the pressure be a risk?

I had successful brain aneurysm coiling 1 year ago. Is it safe for me to fly long distance?  Can the pressure be a risk?

You should be ok: Now to fly and the pressure and flow should be about normal now. The risk of flying would have been the surgery itself, but you are well healed now. ...Read more

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Had unruptured brain aneurysm coiled 6 months ago.Had visual swirls/zig zags which settled now happening again. Told its focal migraine after surgery?

Had unruptured brain aneurysm coiled 6 months ago.Had visual swirls/zig zags which settled now happening again. Told its focal migraine after surgery?

Likely: If you had similar symptoms and were diagnosed with migraine prior to surgery, then symptoms happening again likely indicate that migraine is back. Surgery can be a trigger for recurrence of the migraine. ...Read more

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Brain aneurysm coiled 3 months ago. Blood pressure lot lower since.Diagnosed as postural hypo tension.Worried.Thanks.

Brain aneurysm coiled 3 months ago. Blood pressure lot lower since.Diagnosed as postural hypo tension.Worried.Thanks.

Symptoms?: If you have no symptoms or mild dizziness when standing, put it out of your mind. If it's very troublesome, try eating more salt and drinking 4-6 liters of fluid daily. You don't list your meds, but if you're on any, have your doctor review them carefully to be sure you're not inadvertently taking something that's aggravating the problem. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to have an EEG two weeks after coiling of brain aneurysm coiling of brain aneurysm ?Also an MRI thanks

Is it safe for me to have an EEG two weeks after coiling of brain  aneurysm coiling of brain aneurysm ?Also an MRI thanks

Probably yes BUT: I would discuss this with the doctor who performed the coiling. He needs to assure that the coils used are MRI compatible. Similarly for an eeg, although this does not interact with coils usually. ...Read more

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Brain aneurysm coiled year ago. 3 MRA scans show occlusion.Worried walking my dog,incase a football should hit me on the head would it cause problem?

Brain aneurysm coiled year ago. 3 MRA scans show occlusion.Worried walking my dog,incase a football should hit me on the head would it cause problem?

Brain aneurysm: Not to worry. The aneurysm is occluded and not at risk for rupture. After one year the risk for compaction of the coils and recurrence of the aneurysm is exceedingly low. The coils are MRI compatible so you can have MRI scans too. ...Read more

Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Aneurysm (Definition)

An aneurysm is a condition where there is weakness in the wall of a blood vessel. A clot can form in the vessel as the vessel widens or expands. An artery with an aneurysm can ...Read more


Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more