Lived Experience:  A Personal Meningioma Brain Tumor Journey

Quality of Life Impacts

A meningioma and its treatment, typically surgery, and radiation therapy, can cause long-term complications, including; (Mayo Clinic, April 2020)

  • Difficulty concentrating 

  • Memory loss

  • Debilitating headaches

  • Personality changes

  • Seizures

  • Weakness with tremors

  • Sensory changes

  • Occipital Neuralgia

  • Nasal passage granulomas (led to profuse nosebleeds) 

  • Language difficulty

  • Vision loss (Cranial Nerve 3 damage - permanent loss in R-eye)                                                                                                              ****blue text indicate EC's selected post-surgical sequelae****

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