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Canal Winchester, OH
A 28-year-old female asked:

Can chronic stress and anxiety raise your blood pressure enough to cause a brain aneurysm to form?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Chronic hypertension: left untreated, can weaken blood vessel walls and lead to the formation of aneurysms. Stress and anxiety alone are not factors that would weaken the blood vessel wall.

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Mechanicsburg, PA
A 31-year-old male asked:

Can blood pressure that is increased by stress cause a brain aneurysm to develop?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
BP Stress aneurysm: You did not mention a Family History. Any blood pressure elevation can eventually lead to a ballooning of may blood vessels including the brain. Esp micro ones that will show up as little strokes on MRI. Discuss with your team.

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