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Life is rough so you gotta be tough

I can honestly say that nothing would have prepared me for brain surgery. No amount of reading, no amount of therapy, and no amount of re-assurance prepared me.   1,012 more words

How to tell if it's a headache, migraine or brain aneurysm – and what to do next

When a pain or pressure forms in your head, are you able to tell with certainty if it’s a headache or migraine – or potentially something more severe like a brain aneurysm or another underlying health condition? 1,042 more words


Rupture of Splenic Aneurysm during Pregnancy

Meysam Moghbeli, Ph.D,
North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences,

Trauma is the most cause of spleen rupture, spontaneous rupture of the splenic aneurism is a rare problem which causes a massive bleeding inside the abdomen, and ultimately reduces blood pressure, shock, and death. 589 more words


Is My Illness My Fault?

For me, 2016 was the year of the surgeries and bizarre diagnoses. Three surgeries, to be exact, spanning over a period of four months. Once the surgeries were over, I thought that once I had an adequate recovery period, I would be back to normal. 1,227 more words



I will always remember the colour of your ears. Thinking how quickly the blood had turned thick & pooled, dark and still, trapped in this bits of your body where it stayed after you heart stopped. 167 more words


Jelly and Ice cream?

What a beautiful sound: The chink of ice! Sadly not in a long gin and tonic-I’m sure I was promised one of those today?- But instead a  whole jug of iced water. 598 more words

Heart Surgery