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People who are faced with meningitis and septicaemia have to act fast to help save a life.

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After Listeria Meningitis and rebuilding cells

Posted by Douglas Terrone on 05 August 2014

Hi! My name is Doug, In August of 2012 i was hospitalized with Listeria Meningitis for two months followed by home therapy and currently with vestibular and cognitive therapy. I suffer from constant headaches, double vision, neck and, back pain, fatigue, memory loss, to name a few. Spoke to three different neurologist's and they all said that "how I am after a year is how I will most likely be for life and that I lost so many cells in the cerebral part of my brain that it might not rebuild". Has anyone else had this said to them?? Just...

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Viral meningitis after effects questions

Posted by Missy on 31 July 2014

Hi. I am 42 and I was diagnosed with viral meningitis this Aug. At first I experienced a lot of balance issues, double vision and fatigue. I am doing much better now even though I still get tired easily. However I have this feeling of being under the influence ALL the time. It's like Im on my 2nd glass of wine. Not drunk but definitely tipsy. I feel spacy and I was wondering if anyone else has experienced this. Also I have noticed I don't have a lot of patience and get frustrated quickly. Does this sound familiar to anyone?var...

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Memory loss after meningitis

Posted by Lisa Ellen on 31 July 2014

I had meningitis as an infant . In those days there was not the same kind of investigations or support for survivors. I went through my childhood with hardly any problems except memory and being clumsy. When I was studying my poor memory came to light. Has anyone else discovered the impact later in life ? I would like to try and improve my memory but I really am not sure if this can be donevar switchTo5x=true;stLight.options({publisher:'183b574c-4eda-461e-9fc2-e5c8e212b6a5'});

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