Slimmer: ‘Recovering from brain surgery spurred me on to lose weight’



Melanie Cooke blames her weight gain partially on having to take steroids for a medical condition. But when she was sent for a second opinion, it was discovered that she did not need them and she was instead diagnosed with Moyamoya disease.
This rare brain condition constricts the arteries in the back of her head, causing a lack of blood flow to her brain.
Melanie, who lives in Meir with her husband Graham, her two children and their two cats, said: "Doctors thought I had vasculitis of the brain so I was on high doses of steroids for around 12 months, which led me to put more weight... read more

 
1 August 2017 in Regional West, Views: 38
Source: The Sentinel
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