yemmahabou in Headway2 years agoPOPULAR
My daughter will be 30 at the end of this month. She has got 2 beautiful children (a girl and a boy). Two years ago she was taken ill (a hea...
Vegetative state for 6 months
Hidden in Headway3 years agoPOPULAR
I've joined so I can ask this question: have you or anyone you know been in a vegetative state (due to trauma, I believe that an i...
My daughter in vegetative state
Nawalsaleh in ICUstepsa year ago
Hello everyone, I’m new here. My daughter 21 years old is in the icu for nearly two months now. She has epilepsy and stomach bleeding. She w...
Vegetative State Coma
Hidden in Headway2 years agoPOPULAR
Hello everyone, My son is in a VS for the last 31 months as a result of a automobile accident. He has severe brain damage. His general healt...
Vegetative state trouble waking up ?
All123 in ICUsteps2 years ago
After coma to vegetative state then opening eyes but not aware how long can it take to get conscious back ??
My son is in a Persistent Vegetative State.
SandraEB in Headway6 years agoPOPULAR
My son has been in a persistent vegetative state since 2002 when he suffered a massive bleed to the brain at 16 years old.
I am looking to c...
Vegetative State after 16 years
cparrales in Headway4 months ago
My grandma has been in a vegetative state for over 16 years. She had an aneurysm in her head. It's been really hard seeing my mother deal wi...
Looking to form support group for Vegetative State/Minimally Conscious Loved Ones.
iloveben in Headway2 years ago
Looking for people to join a support group for caregivers of minimally conscious and/or vegetative state loved ones. Please respond.
My brothers in a coma/vegetative state from an OD and I’m losing my mind.
Moonshyne in ICUsteps10 months ago
On June 17th, my brother was found unresponsive in a hotel room, having overdosed after being sober for 10 months. His drug of choice was al...
Hypoxic hypoxia brain damage after heart? Know in vegetative and semi state like mixed no response but reacts at times any hope please reply
All123 in Headwaya year agoPOPULAR
Like Dady had a heart attack after that he was deprived of oxygen for about 20 mins like incident took place on 18th September 2017 still in...
Electrical brain stimulation
monkeybus in AMN EASIER2 years ago
Have a read of this, folks.
Here is a cut/paste...
‘Now he is more aware’ – A man in a “persistent vegetative st...
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Two years old boy with cerebral palsy was successfully treated with stem cell treatment.
JiSoo in Children With Cerebral Palsy5 years ago
Two years old boy, who had cardiac arrest in November 2008, was left in a vegetative state with severe brain damage. His illness was known a...
Jasonsmom in Headway3 years ago
My 27-year-old son has been in a persistent vegetative state for the past two years! He is currently in a nursing home! He b...
Russ is FULLY conscious. Miracles happen!
Angelia1234 in Headway10 months ago
Russ has passed through induced coma, vegetative, minimally conscious and is fully conscious! He has some memory gaps and he even recognizes...
What You Need to Discuss With Your Doctor
joncarrbrown in MyDirectives: Make your medical wishes known!2 years ago
If you are living with serious illness or are simply planning ahead for your own or a loved one’s future, having a frank discussion with you...
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Nada-khalil in Headwaya year ago
My father has been diagnosed with hypoxic encephalopathy after respiratory arrest due to medical error while having endoscopy, the oxygen su...
Meaness fierce coma
ComaBoy in ICUsteps10 months agoPOPULAR
I have become mean to my wife. Most days I wish I hadn’t come out of my coma. I was in a coma only 11 days, but something has changed in m...
Headway update: New disorders of consciousness guidance, Headway awards, 'Making a complaint' factsheet
headwayuk in Headway5 years ago
Headway have posted a number of interesting stories on our website recently, which I wanted to keep you all updated on.
> New d...
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3fingeredjake in Headway2 years ago
I was diagnosed with a viral Encephalitis back in 2001, left me with a silly stutter and a few memory problems, I can recall things prior to...
Hypoxic brain injury
Tomtom34 in Headway2 years ago
Hi there. I'm writing this post in a cry out for people with any similar experience. My mom had hypoxic brain injury following a cardiac arr...
Zolpidem for PSP
sammy90210 in PSP Association4 years ago
Does anyone have experience with Zolpidem for PSP? A user in a facebook PSP forum posted his mom's experience and linked to the study: hindawi.com/journals/crim/2......
Partner in long term MCS and I have a small child
GardenRose in Headwaya year ago
I've asked this question a year ago but I'm posting again in the hope there might be someone out there. My 36 year old partner has been in M...
I`m new here. My son has a severe head injury
carthny in Headway2 years ago
Five weeks ago, my 51 year old son had a motorbike accident, he has been assessed as severely brain damaged. he has still not come out of hi...
Has anyone tried Zolpidem on patient in PVS ?
Mel-Bee in Headway3 months ago
So 8 months on and my daughter is still in a persistent vegetative state - or PDOC as they now seem to call it. I have been researching Zolp...
lbuxton in Headway10 months agoPOPULAR
Hi, I am a caregiver for my hubby who 18months ago had a sca resulting in severe hypoxic brain injury. He has been home a month, he’s doing ...
Is there anyone else who has a partner in a PVS?
millie67 in Headway6 years ago
Its been nearly twelve months since my partners accident, after spending time in two different hospitals and a brain rehab unit we have now ...
At what age did you or the person you care for sustain a brain injury?
headwayuk in Headway6 years agoPOPULAR
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neuroman84 in Headway2 years ago
I have seen several posts by those who are suffering from the effects of SAH or TBI. I don't know if my personal experiences will help but ...
Making fun of disabilities. Part 2.
SandraEB in Headway6 years ago
I found this picture today.
Is this how I should behave?
If I did I wouldn't be able to continue to raise awareness of Persistent Vegetati...
Chiropractor ideas while in coma
HopeforTony in Headwaya year ago
Trying to see if I can start implementing other things to help Tony from his ABI,while he’s in a coma. Of course doctors are saying “nothing...
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