brain aneurysm signs and symptoms

What is a brain aneurysm? Symptoms, signs and causes – all you need to know

What is a brain aneurysm?

A brain aneurysm occurs when there is a bulge in a weakened blood vessel.

Usually, brain aneurysms only cause noticeable symptoms if they burst – this then leads to serious issues and is known as a subarachnoid haemorrhage (or brain haemorrhage).

If the aneurysm ruptures, bleeding can cause extensive brain damage – with three in five people dying within two weeks of suffering this.

Read the full original article from The Sun.

What are the symptoms of a ruptured brain aneurysm?

According the NHS, signs of a brain haemorrhage include:

  • A sudden excruciating headache (similar to a sudden “bang” on the head)
  • Stiff neck
  • Sickness and vomiting
  • Pain when looking at light

Unruptured brain aneurysms can occasionally cause symptoms too. Read the full article from The Sun to learn more.

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