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    2. Non-Aneurysm SAH or Perimesencephalic SAH

      This is the forum to post in, if you've experienced a SAH with no known cause.

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    3. Subarachnoid Haemorrhage Polls

      This forum allows members to post a question on Subarachnoid Haemorrhage matters which should also include a Poll. All newly started Polls will be subject to Admin and Moderators approval before they appear on this forum.

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    4. Stroke Discussion

      For all other types of stroke and childhood stroke

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    5. Carers Support

      Discussion for carers of an SAH or stroke survivor.

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    6. Untreated/Unruptured Cerebral Aneurysms

      Please post here if you're living with aneurysm(s) that haven't been treated or totally occluded.

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    7. SAH/Stroke Anniversaries

      Please feel free to post details of your SAH/Stroke Anniversary here .

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    8. Cerebral AVM's - Arteriovenous Malformations

      An abnormal connection between veins and arteries, usually congenital.

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  2. General Discussion

    1. Advice & Tips/Healthy Living/Benefits

      Tell us what you've found useful as an aid to your recovery (such as relaxation techniques etc.) and discuss natural diet advice/healthy living tips. This is also the forum to post in, if you need or can offer advice on Benefits that can be claimed after a SAH/Stroke

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    2. Introduce Yourself

      Tell us about yourself here and please feel free to include an account of your SAH/Stroke.

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    • There is a topic on here called 'Difficulty finding words sometimes' I highly recommend you read it, might make you feel a bit better, and less frightened of making mistakes while talking,  because one of the great things about the English language is there is so many different ways to say things, you can just take a scenic route instead.
    • Krislwal, are you still drinking lots? Dehydration is a well known cause of headaches.
    • I remember a time in my recovery that my words would jumble,or my words didn’t match my thoughts. I humiliated myself on several occasions with sales clerks and such. It is really frustrating. I seldom have a problem now unless I’m very tired or upset. 
    • I definitely get headaches and dizziness but anxiety causes alot of it for me.  I'm my own worst enemy sometimes.  The last three days here in CT, USA we had a snow storm and I swear the barametric pressure caused my head to hurt more than usual.  I went to accupuncture today so it helped a bit and I also took this Drinkable Magnesium called Calm but it's so hard not to dwell on whether or not there is something someone is missing.  My neurologist told me that I have migraines and tension headaches from stress more than likely.  I go to my primary next week so I'm going to see what he thinks.  Oh..... and I get nauseous with my headaches lately and don't want to really eat.  Usually happens around dinner time and only has been for the 3 days which is weird.  Anyways, thanks for all your advice.  I appreciate it.
    • Hi   To pick up on what Skippy said, you can get rebound headaches even with over- the-counter painkillers like paracetamol (Tylenol) if you are taking them often over a long period. So it's probably worth trying to rule this out first, with the help of your doc if you aren't able to cut down on the Tylenol.   As to what's normal, who knows? I'm 2 years out and still get frequent headaches but luckily they are generally low level and I can get away with only using paracetamol occasionally when I have a more severe one. I hope you get it sorted. Xx