My husband who is a very active hardworking 51 year old was diagnosed with cerebral vasculitis 4 months ago. Was in an induced coma for 3 1/2 weeks, has had 6 doses of cyclophosphomide and is on prednisolon. He has finished chemo and has been put on Azathioprine, daily . He also had a DVT whilst in hospital, so is also taking Warfarin and having weekly blood tests. He also has hypertension and is now on medication for blood pressure. He is on a cocktail of drugs daily. The 2 strokes in the brain are cognitive and optical areas. He has made an amazing recovery and it would appear that at the moment it has left with some short term memory loss and lack of concentration, we are waiting to see the ophthalmologist as the optician picked up some things behind the eye. We are still unsure if he will be able to return to work as he is a Managing Director of a TV broadcasting company, which is demanding and I feel at the moment he would not be able to cope. I know its only 4 months, but when I read some of the stories my fear is that things could get worse. At this moment in time he is too frightened to look at Healthunlocked, but hopefully in time he will. So my question to anyone out there is has anyone been through a similar thing and if so how are you doing and is there anything I should be concerned about. I had not even heard of this until it happened to us.
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