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

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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Would it be expected for my blood pressure to decrease after coiling the brain aneurysm or no change at all?

Bp. Not likely but you should seek to keep it under control since you already had one aneurysm treated. Read more...
No. High blood pressure is thought to potentially contribute to growth and rupture of brain aneurysms and ongoing relationship will be needed to tell us more about this. Treating your aneurysm (by surgical clipping or coiling) will not affect your high blood pressure and i would not expect a change. Your doctor may change your medications during your hospital stay which may affect your blood pressure. Read more...

Brain aneurysm coiled 3 months ago. Blood pressure lot lower since. Diagnosed as postural hypo tension. Worried. Thanks.

Wow. Congrats on surviving.I have some coils too. You won't get a leaky aneurysm from low blood pressure, so chill.Eating salty foods and staying well hydrated can help raise ur bp.Talk to a cardiologist with a tilt table for more help. Read more...
Symptoms? If you have no symptoms or mild dizziness when standing, put it out of your mind. If it's very troublesome, try eating more salt and drinking 4-6 liters of fluid daily. You don't list your meds, but if you're on any, have your doctor review them carefully to be sure you're not inadvertently taking something that's aggravating the problem. Read more...

What is my risk of brain aneurysm based on my age? 26/F. Blood pressure always normal. Throbbing in head for few seconds when I stand up/bend over. Feels like a lot of blood rushing to my head?

Unknown risk. Unfortunately there might be other things we would need to know that could affect your risk such as personal history do a previous aneurysm , family history of brain aneurysm, congenital anomalies or syndromes , other aspects of your medical history. The good news is that you symptoms can likely have multiple alternate explanations so see you doctor ASAP to discuss further. Read more...
No different. Even with Hashimoto's thyroiditis your risk of having a cerebral aneurysm with those symptoms is the same as somebody with no symptoms whatsoever. These are not the symptoms of a brain aneurysm, ruptured or intact. More likely to have sinus issues. Once in a blue moon a colloid cyst of the third ventricle or low CSF pressure will produce this picture. Read more...
Brain disorder. Aneurysms are relatively uncommon, and you have a very low incidence of of this being present or a cause of your symptoms. But if focused on addressing this, imaging can provide peace of mind, and simple preventative interventions should be of value. Read more...

Can temporary blood pressure spikes (panic attacks, exercise, etc) cause brain aneurysms to form?

It is highly. unlikely for you to form brain aneurysms on this basis. Usually there is a familial or genetic basis for vascular abnormalities that result in these forming. Read more...