Hemorrhagic Stroke Survivor

Hemorrhagic Stroke Survivor

Mandy Banks was 38 weeks pregnant when she experienced a massive hemorrhagic stroke. The teams at Rose Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center and Airlife Denver worked together to save her life and the life of her baby. Watch her inspiring story and learn how these HealthONE organizations came together to provide her with exceptional care.

18 Comments

  1. David Barban on August 29, 2019 at 9:07 pm

    You are so lucky! With an helicopter. I had two subarachnoid haemmorrage, two ruptured aneurysms in 1969. I was 5 years old. Your baby is so hansome. Have a great life Very truly, David Barban

  2. Loie Adrian Fernandez on August 29, 2019 at 9:11 pm

    My Mom (Age 52) Was Admitted to the Hospital Aug 26, 2017. She experienced a Hemorrhagic Stroke on Her Left Brain causing her Right side of the Body to Be Paralyzed and her speech was affected as well (Aphasia ).
    We spent 3 weeks in the ICU.

    Counting the days from her Operation (Aug 27,2017),
    It’s like 1 Month and 10 days (40 days) now.

    For her progress:
    1. She can now sit in balance with both her hands on her lap.
    2. When she tries to speak, there’s a sound already. Louder sound when she cries.
    3. She recognizes all of us and smiles a lot.
    4. Since her speech was affected, I personally taught her to nod in case she agrees with my question for better communication. Ex., "Change Diaper?, or Turn lights Off? and Wheelchair?"
    5. Yes, from No. 4, she wants to sit on wheelchair and NOT lay all the time.
    6. She sings, "la-la-la" as she can already stick her tongue out. ( I downloaded videos for aphasia recovery)
    7. She can swallow Soft Food like blended rice and juices. Her favorite, Jelly Ace!
    8. She has minimal bed sores as she moves a lot in bed so we don’t have to turn her body to the right – Flat -Turn Left and Cycle every hour.

    Hoping to hear your comments and tips like supplements and what to avoid and etc.
    Thank you guys! I’ll try to update her after a month or so.

  3. dantan bantan on August 29, 2019 at 9:12 pm

    61 age patient how to recover the brain stroke

  4. THE BODY SNATCHER BOXING/MMA/FITNESS on August 29, 2019 at 9:12 pm

    Wowww I’m so happy she recovery and the baby was ok and healthy

  5. Marty Morris on August 29, 2019 at 9:17 pm

    I love this story God blessed us all its a miracle she’s alive today. My father passed away from a having a hemmorhagic stroke at 47 years old😭😭😭😭

  6. Balasubramanian Mahadevan on August 29, 2019 at 9:23 pm

    Hi my daughter suffered hemerrhagic stroke post delivery of her 2nd daughter. Undergone craniectomy and cranioplasty in dubai. In rehab in india. Please share your email id to understand the recovery path.

  7. Daniela Jackson on August 29, 2019 at 9:29 pm

    I am 34 years old, a wife to Bakers and mummy to Ava and George. I was a lawyer but have been a stay at home mum for nearly nine years now, which is slightly scary. I have loved it and I would count it as a job because I have worked harder at home than I ever did anywhere else. What happened to me? I was going to say that I have recently become disabled. It’s actually five years ago, now so it isn’t that recent, but it still only feels like yesterday that I felt I had a burst AVM. A lot of other people have explained it a lot better, so I am not even going to attempt if you want to know more type ‘Arteriovenous Malformation’ into any Internet search engine. In search for a better health I came across people talking of Dr. Adebola on the internet, on how he uses herbs to treat so many chronic diseases, I was reluctant to give his herbal formula a try. At first it was like a miracle to me and my loved ones, I later realized that it was the miracle powers in his herbs that help my brain cells to function normal, after 5 years I now have my health in order, I now do everything I couldn’t do while I was disabled, am so grateful to God and Dr Adebola, I can’t thank him enough so I pray his nature’s knowledge be multiplied to help reach out to more people in need of a stable health.
    I want people to think about the HEALING powers in nature’s herbs, If you have already had a stroke then I appreciate this might be too late but carers and loved ones should think about this in case something similar happens or had happened to them!
    Reach out to Dr. Adebola, message him via email dr.adebola12@yahoo.com, or whatsapp via: +19292018600
    Best of luck.

  8. Pam Lyons on August 29, 2019 at 9:30 pm

    This gives me hope for my 42 yr old nephew.

  9. R. Thenmozhi on August 29, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    I do understand about hemorrhage because my husband had it on both the parieto occipital regions and treated and surviving till today and my big hug and love to all the stroke survivors thank you all,.

  10. David Barban on August 29, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    Incredible story. I had two haemmorragic strokes in 1969 when I was 5. I admire you very much. You are so lucky…so was I.And now you have your "handsome fellow" to look after. Congratulations!

  11. Da Ni on August 29, 2019 at 9:38 pm

    Such a beautify story wish I cud thank doctors that saved my life to every doctor I’d like to say thank you THANK YOU ALL

  12. Shug Kapone on August 29, 2019 at 9:39 pm

    My Mom just had a hemorrhage stroke and shes 55. Shebsuffered alot of bleeding to her brain. She has recovered alot. We are trying do hard to get her in a great rehab center. Im so happy to see this story for it gives me more hope of a great recovery for my Mom. Im glad you are doing great as well.
    GODGotYourBack
    WithNoSlack
    BelieveDat

  13. Candance Kenyatta - HCPF on August 29, 2019 at 9:39 pm

    My husband had a Hemorrhagic Stroke a year ago December. I searched high and low for survival stories online and found none. I never looked on You Tube and here you are!!!!! Your story is a mazing and I am so happy that you are enjoying life with your son and family!!!! God Bless and Happy Holidays!
    http://denver.cbslocal.com/2017/06/18/stroke-survivor-denver-broncos/
    https://www.uchealth.org/today/tag/david-kenyatta/
    https://www.uchealth.org/today/2017/06/20/the-gift-of-life-on-fathers-day/

  14. Erin Averyt on August 29, 2019 at 9:40 pm

    my friend knows how you feel she has an hard time expressing herself.

  15. S B on August 29, 2019 at 9:44 pm

    Wowwwwwww…… brings back horrible memories as I had a brain hemorrhage myself at age 37 while I was 5 months pregnant with my second child…… it’s been almost 2/5 years since then. I still consider myself a lucky lucky person that I have survived even though I’m still suffering from somewhat minor residues.
    I was completely a healthy person but one night things changed so much. It was a vein rupture type not clotting type of stroke ….. and until now there is no answer to why it happened.
    I’m just so glad that I get to be around for my children. 🙏🙏🙏

  16. Stronger than Stroke on August 29, 2019 at 9:50 pm

    Thank you for sharing your story. I just had a hemorrhage stroke a month ago, I’m 39 years old with no high blood pressure or health issues. I appreciate seeing your story and how strong you are in fighting to get home to take care of your son! Congratulations on your healing and strength!!

  17. Tierman Beats on August 29, 2019 at 9:56 pm

    My dad had one last night

  18. Selena Queen on August 29, 2019 at 10:01 pm

    I also had a hemorrhagic stroke when I was 20 years old

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