What can I do if I have an unruptured aneurysm to decrease its rupture?
By maintaining a healthy diet, managing risk factors like hypertension and elevated cholesterol, and making sure you get good sleep you can reduce your risk of an aneurysm if you have a family history.
Some day-to-day activity that may increase your blood pressure are repetitive lifting of heavy objects. Asking for help or taking more than one trip may be some adjustments you make to your daily activity.
Staying committed to stress reduction or starting to identify ways to lower or your stress is a significant step towards health on many levels, not just support of your brain and its blood vessels.
It is important to speak to your doctor about any nutraceuticals you may be consuming. Anything, including natural substances that may thin the blood, can increase the chance for an uncontrolled bleed, if an aneurysm were to rupture.