Bret Michaels the former lead singer of 80’s hair band, Poison suffered a serious subarachnoid hemorrhage on Thursday night, April 22, 2010. Michaels was rushed to an undisclosed hospital where according to his latest Facebook status, his condition is listed as critical. According to reports, Bret Michaels is awake and is under 24 hour care and supervision by medical staff. The cause of Michael’s hemorrhage remains unknown and doctors are continuing to run tests.
Donald Trump Speaks Out about Bret Michael’s Condition
According to The Hollywood Gossip, Donald Trump has spoken out about Bret Michael’s condition. Michaels has been appearing on Trump’s television program, Celebrity Apprentice. Donald Trump states that Michaels is “a great competitor and champion and I hope he will be fine”.
What is a Subarachnoid Hemorrhage?
A subarachnoid hemorrhage is bleeding that occurs in the area between the brain and the thin tissues that cover the brain. According to reports, an estimated 30,000 people suffer subarachnoid hemorrhages each year.
What are the Symptoms of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage?
The main symptom of a subarachnoid hemorrhage is the sudden onset of a severe headache. Many have described the headache as “the worst of their life”. The pain from the headache is often most severe at the back of the head. Other symptoms include a sudden or decreased consciousness, difficulty or loss of movement, mood changes, muscle aches, nausea and vomiting, sensitivity to light, seizure, stiff neck and vision problems.
What is the Treatment of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage?
Doctors first try to stabilize the patient’s condition and save his life. They then concentrate on repairing the cause of the bleeding and relieving symptoms. Doctors are also careful to monitor the patient in order to prevent any further complications. Further complications from a subarachnoid hemorrhage include permanent brain damage or stroke.
What are the Causes of a Subarachnoid Hemorrhage?
There are several possible causes of a subarachnoid hemorrhage. They include bleeding from an AVM, bleeding disorder, bleeding from a cerebral aneurysm, a head injury, and the use of blood thinners. In some cases, the cause of the subarachnoid hemorrhage remains unknown.
It has been three days since Bret Michaels suffered the subarachnoid hemorrhage. It sounds as if the former singer is a strong fighter and there is hope that Michaels will make a full recovery.