Aneurysm (Brain) (cont.)
Can brain aneurysms be prevented?
Most brain aneurysms cannot be prevented; however, certain types of lifestyle modification -- such as avoiding illicit drugs and overuse of alcohol -- may reduce the risk of a brain aneurysm. Some brain aneurysms may be treated with surgical techniques that reduce the risk of rupture.
"Understanding: Brain Aneurysm Basics." Brain Aneurysm Foundation.
"Understanding: Brain Aneurysm Statistics and Facts." Brain Aneurysm Foundation.
Liebeskind, D. S., et al. "Cerebral Aneurysms." Medscape. 8 Jul 2013.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/24/2014
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