Symptoms of a Stroke

A stroke happens when there is a blockage in the blood vessels that supply part of your brain. The effects can depend on how long the blockage lasts and which part of the brain is affected. It’s important to be aware of the signs of a stroke so that you can seek help right away if you or someone else is affected. Strokes can be very serious or even life threatening to it is vital to get help as soon as possible.

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What Causes an Aneurysm?

An aneurysm is a bulging in one of the vessels that carries your blood. It can appear near your heart or in another part of your body, and it can cause very serious problems if it weakens or swells so much that it bursts. We don’t yet know exactly what causes an aneurysm to form in a particular place, but there are some risk factors that increase the chances of having both an aneurysm and heart disease. Continue reading What Causes an Aneurysm?