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‘My son’s brain condition is a ticking time bomb…’ – Wakefield Express

Monday, 4 September, 2017

‘My son’s brain condition is a ticking time bomb…’ – Wakefield Express

A mum is raising awareness of a rare brain condition which has left her son in a wheelchair.

Wendy Ridsdale, of Chapelthorpe, hopes to spread the word about “silent killer” Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), which affects less than one percent of the population.

The condition, which means people have tangled blood vessels in their brain, can cause headaches, seizures, and haemorrhages. Although it is often present from birth, it can go undetected until it presents life-threatening symptoms.

Read more at: http://www.wakefieldexpress.co.uk/news/my-son-s-brain-condition-is-a-ticking-time-bomb-1-8733062

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