No, really, it is! Or at least, it was last year — Congress passed a bill designating September 2019 as such! It seems even these days, it’s possible for the parties to agree that Brain Aneurysms Are Bad. Of course, in September of 2019, I was still a couple of months away from being forced to pay attention to such things … 🤷♂️
In 2020 I guess it has only been designated as such in a few states, but you can read more about National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month here.
Now of course recent events such as the unexpected death of Grant Imahara have, perhaps, already raised awareness of brain aneurysms, at least temporarily*, but it can’t hurt to mention it again. For those who may have missed the series of posts on my personal experience with the subject matter, here are link backs to them:
If you are mainly interested in finding out what a ruptured aneurysm feels like and what to do (and also, uh, what not to do) when one occurs, you can stop after the first or second installment. For all the gory details about some of the things that might happen after an aneurysm ruptures and is treated, proceed with the rest.