- Q What causes an aneurysm?
Aneurysms are caused by a weakening of artery walls. When the force of blood flow pushes against a weakened artery wall, it starts to bulge and form an aneurysm. There are many different genetic conditions, medical conditions, injuries, and lifestyle... Full Answer
- Q How is an aneurysm diagnosed?
Since many people who have aneurysms don't have any symptoms, the diagnosis is often made by chance when their doctor is performing a routine checkup or running tests for other reasons. In some cases, the doctor may feel a throbbing mass in the affected... Full Answer