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  • January 28, 2022
    Paying Attention To Your Body: Woman Gets Second Chance At Life After Brain Aneurysm
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  • August 06, 2021
    Woman’s “terrible headache” turns out to be a serious brain bleed
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  • July 16, 2021
    Mother ‘almost died’ After Doctors Dismissed Brain Aneurysm as Migraine Headache
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  • June 18, 2021
    California Woman Describes Experience of Brain Aneurysm
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  • June 16, 2021
    Dr. Dre Discusses Brain Aneurysm Five Months Out
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  • June 03, 2021
    Long Island Mom Recovers After Being Diagnosed with 3 Brain Aneurysms
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  • January 15, 2021
    Woman, 29, ‘lucky to be alive’ after doctors mistake ruptured brain aneurysm for migraine
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  • January 07, 2021
    The state lawmaker who died of an aneurysm had COVID-19, but were the two conditions related?
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  • December 16, 2020
    Woman shares how a ‘massive headache’ alerted her to 2 ruptured brain aneurysms
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In My Area

Support groups
  • AdventHealth Brain Aneurysm Support Group

    Winter Park, FL

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  • Baltimore Brain Aneurysm Foundation Support Group

    Lutherville-Timonium, MD

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  • Bay Area Aneurysm and Vascular Malformation Support Group

    San Francisco, CA

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  • August 06, 2019
  • BAF
  • Symptoms

Brain Aneurysm Symptoms Are Similar to Stroke: True or False?

An aneurysm — a ballooning or bulging out of an artery where the wall is weak — can wreak havoc if it bursts. When aneurysms rupture in the brain, the resulting hemorrhage can cause stroke, coma, death, brain damage and other problems.

Forty percent of ruptured brain aneurysms are fatal, and 66 percent of survivors suffer permanent brain damage.

A better understanding of brain aneurysms, how they are treated, and whether or not you are at risk can help you safeguard your health. Start by testing your knowledge with this quiz, created with the help of Peter Rasmussen, MD, Professor of Neurological Surgery, Cleveland Clinic.

Test your knowledge here



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