Shocking stories from people who had been in a coma
In most cases, coma is a death sentence for a man, if it lasts more than a few days. From this state normally rarely go, because the number of days that a person spends in a coma, impact on the state and its brain. The most terrible thing that can happen to a man in this condition - it is brain death.
The doctors if the patient does not come out of a coma for a long time, his pupils did not react to light, and there are no major reflections, say his family, you need to prepare for the worst. However, based on statistics, there were cases when the person whom doctors thought hopeless, suddenly woke up and was quite adequate. Such cases are striking and show that the human body is very complex mechanism. Today we have prepared for you a few stories about people who were in a coma. They talk about their feelings and emotions of waking.
Sarah Thomson - 10 days
Sarah Thomson 32 years been in a coma for ten days after in 2012 her brain found a blood clot. Although this is the shortest period of time that people from our list had been in a coma, the story of Sarah definitely must be heard, because it is very interesting. When the woman came out of a coma, you do not remember the last 13 years of his life. It is entirely felt like a teenager. Sarah did not understand why everything is strange and new. She believed that the famous British rock band "Spice Girls" still performs his own songs at full strength, and was shocked when I heard that the King of Pop Michael Jackson died. When she saw her husband Chris, I thought that it was an employee at the hospital and nothing else, so Chris had to again fall in love with their legitimate spouse. "He was always there to help me remember who I am and what is happening in the world. Chris was terrific, "- she said. "At the moment I'm a bit like a teenager, I paint their hair in different colors, and can at times be very capricious, so he, of course, had to get used to my new" I "" - Sarah added. The woman also did not recognize her children: "When the children come to me, I just did not know who they are, I thought it quite alien children who had wandered into the wrong room. I am constantly confused their names, and had no idea why they were so happy to see me. In the end, I asked if they are my own, and when I was told that this is really my children, I could not believe it. "
Joey Hopkins - 41 days
Joey Hopkins from Portsmouth was 22 years old when he received a head injury, and broke his neck and back in a car accident in 2004. His mother, Joanne waited patiently every day at his hospital bed in the hope that he would wake up, and finally, there was an incredible miracle after as many as 41 days. That less, it was clearly not the touching moment when all the hugging, kissing and crying. Instead of joy on his face and tears of happiness Joey just I sent my mother to three gay characters. "At the time of my son opened his eyes, I began to shout and rejoice. I hugged and kissed Joey's face, but the boy with a disgruntled look on his face just sent me to hell. I'm not offended at all. The main thing is that he is now conscious and with me. "
Gary Dockery - 8 years
Gary Dockery was a cop from Walden, Tennessee. He fell into a coma 17 September 1988 after he was shot at a drunken man. Over the next seven and a half years he remained in a vegetative state in a nursing home, and his friends and family did not expect that he would ever fully recover. However, after Gary had surgery on his lungs at the beginning of 1996, he suddenly woke up and was able to speak. His family and friends said that he could remember the names of all family members and even the color of his car. The doctors could not explain exactly how Gary woke up, but unfortunately, it did not last long. 18 hours after his surprise awakening his internal organs began to fail and, unfortunately, the man died a few days later.
Terry Wallis - 19 years
Terry Wallis was 20 years old when he was in a terrible car accident in Conway County, Arkansas, July 13, 1984. The accident claimed the life of one of his friends, and himself left with a diagnosis of quadriplegia (paralysis of all four limbs). About him constantly care of his mother. A year later, his condition was stabilized in a coma. Doctors believed that Terry never wake up. In 2003, 19 years after the accident, Terry Wallis yet opened his eyes. Everyone was stunned when a nurse asked him if he knew who the woman in his bed, and he just said that my mother. He did not realize that it's been a very long time, and he remembered all the more 20-year-old boyfriend. In addition, for Terry it was a complete shock to meet his daughter, a teenager, after all, when a man fell into a coma, his daughter was only 6 weeks old.