This is really said according to the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, while unruptured brain aneurysms are typically asymptomatic, large, unruptured aneurysms can occasionally press on the brain or the nerves stemming out of the brain and cause various symptoms.
Patients experiencing localized headache, dilated pupils, blurred or double vision, pain above and behind the eye, weakness and numbness or difficulty speaking should seek immediate care. Patients who experience a sudden, severe headache, loss of consciousness, nausea/vomiting, sudden blurred or double vision, stiff neck, sudden pain above/behind the eye or difficulty seeing, sudden change in mental status, trouble walking or dizziness, weakness and numbness, sensitivity to light, seizure or drooping eyelid may be suffering from symptoms of a ruptured aneurysm and should seek immediate medical attention.
According to the foundation, there are various risk factors associated with brain aneurysms, including smoking, high blood pressure, family history, age, gender, drug use, infection, traumatic head injury, tumors and other disorders.
Friends and family have raised more than $36,000 for Broadway’s grieving relatives to help cover medical costs and manage future expenses.
“She was sweet and kind and she always was there for me,” Adrien, her youngest child said.