Hoofbeat Posted March 26, 2014 Share Posted March 26, 2014 Hi When I saw my neurologist a few weeks ago, he gave me the all clear and confirmed that my bleed was resolving itself and there was nothing sinister responsible for it (he thinks it was most likely caused by a cavernoma). However, we discussed my headaches and tiredness, along with my return to work plans and he suggested I get referred to a neuropsychologist for testing. He said he felt I would ace the tests, but the results might give me some reassurance. Since then, I've also started taking migraine medication for the headaches (on his advice) and my head has felt better. As a result I've also started to have more energy, and I have started doing very small amounts of work from home ! I've just had the appointment come through for the neuropsychologist but have been told it's 3 hours long and its going to be a bit of a trek for me to get there. Also, I've just been speaking to BUPA and have discovered there are a few hoops to jump through to get this appointment covered on my policy (I can't afford to pay for it myself and I've heard the wait on the NHS is a while). I'm now in two minds whether to have the appointment or not - I know that my memory is fine and I'm pretty sure my only issues with concentration are a result of my tiredness (it's only when I'm tired that I struggle to concentrate). The fact my neurologist seemed to think I'd find the tests easy also makes me question how useful this appointment will be, especially as I have now started back at work and am increasing my hours slowly. Has anyone every had neuropsychology testing done, and did you find it useful? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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