Aneurysms that are small in size, usually less than one half inch in diameter, often occur without symptom. Larger unruptured aneurysms, however, can press on the brain or the nerves can result in various neurological symptoms. If you, or a loved one experience, any of the following symptoms you should seek medical evaluation.

  • Localized Headache
  • Dilated pupils
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Pain above and behind eye
  • Weakness and numbness
  • Difficulty speaking

A rupturing of the brain aneurysm usually results in a subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH), which is defined as bleeding into the subarachnoid space. When blood escapes into the space around the brain, it can cause sudden symptoms such as:

  • Sudden severe headache, the worst headache of your life
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Nausea/Vomiting
  • Stiff Neck
  • Sudden blurred or double vision
  • Sudden pain above/behind the eye or difficulty seeing
  • Sudden change in mental status/awareness
  • Sudden trouble walking or dizziness
  • Sudden weakness and numbness
  • Sensitivity to light (photophobia)
  • Seizure
  • Drooping eyelid

In the event of experiencing any or all of these symptoms it is advised that you seek immediate medical attention

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