Answers to Common Brain and Memory Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about the brain and memory loss.

Can a person reduce their risk of developing a brain aneurysm?

Dr. Ludwig discusses reducing the risk of aneurysm. Click play to watch the video or read the transcript.


While some risk factors for developing a brain aneurysm are out of a person’s control, other risk factors are things people can do their best to minimize, according to the Brain Aneurysm FoundationOff Site Icon (BAF).

Some factors people can control to reduce the risk of aneurysms, according to the BAF, include:

  • Drug use, specifically cocaine
  • High blood pressure
  • Smoking

For more information about reducing your risk of a brain aneurysm, talk to your doctor.

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Source: Mark Friedman, DO, Clinical Neuroscience Institute; Bryan Ludwig, MD, Clinical Neuroscience Institute


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