Lee Broadway he lives in North Carolina, has 41 years and is the mother of four children. She is married to Eric, who he first met at the institute. They had a happy life until something unexpected happened.
April 1, Lee remarked to her husband that she had a strong headache, but Eric gave him no great importance, because Lee had a history of problems from migraines since the age of 8 years.
She told him that this time was different, the pain was different, and Eric ran home to take her to the hospital. Had lost sensation in the left leg and had fallen.
Once in the emergency room, received a shocking diagnosis. I had a brain aneurysm classified grade 2 on a scale of 5. “In no moment I thought that he would never see it. We were told that all would be well,” says Eric.
The next day, the doctors said that they could fix it with surgery, but things were twisted, and Lee died, because the operation is complicated.
“It was very nice and friendly with people. He was an amazing person,” said Alex, her 10 year old daughter.
The brothers of Alex, Adrien, find out, and Adair, 8, 16 and 22 years old respectively, have good memories of your mother. “He was sweet and kind and was always there for me,” said Adrien.
Having an aneurysm is not as rare, but if it is to break. For example, in the united States is estimated that one out of every 50 people will develop one during their life but there is less than a 1% chance of rupture.
Are defined as weak spots and abnormal blood vessels that develop in the branching of the arteries that supply blood to the brain.
If they break, they cause a hemorrhage that can result in death. About 500,000 people die each year of brain aneurysms and half the victims do not arrive in 50 years. It is not uncommon for people to confuse the symptoms of a cerebral aneurysm with a migraine.
Although there is no evidence that having migraine and an aneurysm related to, if it is true that many aneurysms are discovered when you do mris on patients with migraine.
You might not always know why we experience the ruptures of the aneurysm, but there are several factors that increase the risk of occurrence, among which are: genetic predisposition, diet, stress, lack of exercise and smoking.
So, if you suffer a severe headache different from the usual, do not hesitate to come quickly to a doctor to get evaluated.