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A Bleeding Brain with Andrew Bloom

March 15, 2013

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Andrew Bloom, the author of A Bleeding Brain - a true story about how he has suffered three brain stem bleeds as a result of a birth defect which resulted in his undergoing intensive rehabilitation on four separate occasions. He has also undergone brain surgery in an attempt to correct the underlying problem. Through all this, he has maintained a positive attitude. He joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel to talk about the book and experience.


Listen to interview [audio player below] with host Eric Michaels & guest Andrew Bloom discuss the following:

  • For the first 21 years did you have any idea you were living with a malformation in your brain?
  • After the first bleed did you feel the worst was behind you?
  • The second bleed sounds like it was devastating to you and your family. Describe that event.
  • Then surgery corrected the problem?
  • Today what limitations do you still face?
  • What would you like our listeners to take away from your story?


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Andrew S. Bloom was born in Great Neck, New York, to Sharon and Arnold Bloom. Andrew grew up in Plainview, New York, and moved to Florida shortly after graduating from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York, in 1992. He has suffered three brainstem bleeds as a result of a birth defect which resulted in his undergoing intensive rehabilitation on four separate occasions. He has also undergone brain surgery in an attempt to correct the underlying problem. Through all this, he has maintained a positive attitude. His first book, A Bleeding Brain, is an inspiring and amazing true story.


He resides in West Palm Beach, Florida, with his wife, Caroline; son, Ryan; daughter, Samantha; and their dog, Oreo.


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YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxw2yfADKao