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A 28-year-old female asked:

elongated torturous vertebral artery that abutes the brain stem. is a recent finding on my mri. i have many neuro symptoms as well as iih. what can i do to reduce my risk of stroke etc with this cerebral artery anomaly? im allergic to aspirin.

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Vertebral artery: You may have one of the many issues that can arise when a artery pushes against the brain or Neurovascular contact. May contribute to high blood pressure in some. Search PUBMED for neurovascular contact AND Luft FC. Discuss with your team.

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Last updated May 26, 2020

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