What illness does Suzanne have in Brain on Fire?
Her illness was made even more frustrating by misdiagnoses and dismissals from medical providers. Fortunately, Cahalan found her answer thanks to Dr. Souhel Najjar, who diagnosed her with anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis – the right side of Cahalan’s brain was inflamed.
Where is the girl from Brain on Fire now?
When she is not writing longer works, she works as a journalist for the New York Post. Cahalan’s work has raised awareness for her brain disease, making it more well-known and decreasing the likelihood of misdiagnoses.
How long is the book Brain on Fire?
The average reader will spend 4 hours and 48 minutes reading this book at 250 WPM (words per minute). How quickly can you read this book?