What is Cerebral Aneurysm: Chinese President Xi Jinping has a serious brain disease ‘Cerebral aneurysm’ suffer from. According to reports, Jinping is currently treating this disease with traditional Chinese medicines. However, doctors have advised him to undergo surgery. It is being told that he was admitted to the hospital last year also due to this problem. Jinping’s health had been deteriorating for several months. Let us know what is cerebral aneurysm, its symptoms and causes here.
what is cerebral aneurysm
Mayo Clinic According to a report published in, Cerebral Aneurysm is also called Brain Aneurysm. This is a serious medical condition, which needs to be treated on time. In a cerebral aneurysm, there is a bulge in the blood vessel, which swells up like a balloon. Cerebral aneurysms can leak or rupture or burst, causing bleeding in the brain. It is also called hemorrhagic stroke or hemorrhagic stroke. A damaged brain aneurysm occurs in the space between the brain and the thin tissue that covers the brain. Damaged or broken blood vessels can also become life-threatening. In such a situation, its immediate treatment becomes very important. Cerebral aneurysms can occur anywhere in the brain. Mostly it occurs in the arteries.
Symptoms of a damaged brain aneurysm
The person may have a sudden severe headache. This is the main symptom of a ruptured brain aneurysm. This headache is very intense. In addition to severe headaches, common symptoms of a ruptured aneurysm are:
- nausea, vomiting
- stiff neck
- blurred vision
- sensitivity to light
- eyelid problems
- lose consciousness
In some cases, a small amount of blood may leak out of an aneurysm or an aneurysm. This leak can cause sudden or very severe headache.
An unruptured (not ruptured or damaged) aneurysm often has no symptoms, especially if it is small. However, a large unruptured aneurysm can put pressure on brain tissue and nerves, causing symptoms such as:
Pain above and behind one eye
– pupil dilation
Changes in vision or double vision
– Numbness on one side of the face
cause of cerebral aneurysm
The exact cause of cerebral aneurysm is not yet known, but many factors can increase its risk. The risk factors are many, which make the artery wall weak, which increases the risk of developing cerebral aneurysms. It occurs more in adults than in children. Also, it is more common in women than in men. The risk factors for cerebral aneurysm are as follows-
– smoking consumption
-high blood pressure
-drug abuse, especially cocaine use
– drinking too much alcohol
when to go to the doctor
If you have a severe headache very suddenly, see a doctor immediately. If the person loses consciousness or has a seizure, immediately take the victim to a local hospital.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 11, 2022, 12:31 IST