Can Risk for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Be Genetic?

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Can Risk for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Be Genetic?

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Rocker Bret Michaels, of Poison fame, has unfortunately reportedly suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage (a type of brain hemorrhage) and is apparently in an intensive care unit in critical condition (according to People magazine). It’s sort of surreal as I was just thinking last weekend, when I saw Hot Tub Time Machine (which features a Poison cover band), that I probably hadn’t thought about the band in over a decade (obviously I am not a Celebrity Apprentice fan). It’s terribly sad to hear when someone has suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage as it is often a pretty grim diagnosis (as KevinMD has carefully explained here). Hopefully, Bret Michaels will have a better outcome than most. As a physician, subarachnoid hemorrhage is one of those adversaries that you hope you don’t see again for a long time. When I was training in Internal Medicine in Seattle at the University of Washington, I remember seeing quite a few at Harborview Medical Center. One of my very first admissions as an intern

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