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Can having high blood pressure for a long period of time cause a brain aneurysm?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Tibor Becske
Neurology

In brief: We dont know

While we dont know if having hypertension alone can cause an aneurysm, we think that the growth of an aneurysm can be hastened by having high blood pressure.

In brief: We dont know

While we dont know if having hypertension alone can cause an aneurysm, we think that the growth of an aneurysm can be hastened by having high blood pressure.
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

It can induce or worsen aneurysms.

In brief: Yes

It can induce or worsen aneurysms.
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