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Treating Brain Aneurysms Before They Burst: A New Hope

An article from Mirage News

Brain aneurysms are weakened areas in the walls of blood vessels in the brain. If an aneurysm ruptures, it can cause a stroke, which can be fatal. In the past, treatment for brain aneurysms has been limited to repairing the aneurysm after it has ruptured. However, new research suggests that it may be possible to treat brain aneurysms before they burst.

The article discusses a new study that has identified mutations in a group of genes as a major cause of aneurysms. The researchers believe that drugs that target these genes could be used to prevent aneurysms from forming. 

More research is needed, but this is a promising new direction for treating brain aneurysms.

Here are some additional tips for people with brain aneurysms:

  • See your doctor for regular checkups, especially if you have a family history of aneurysms.

  • Know the symptoms of a brain aneurysm, such as a sudden severe headache, vision problems, or weakness on one side of the face.

  • If you experience any of these symptoms, seek medical attention immediately.

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