Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “BRAINS AHEAD to remember about the Risk Factors For Brain Aneurysm

B – Blood Pressure: Hypertension is a significant risk factor.

R – Relative: A family history of brain aneurysms increases your risk.

A – Age: Being over 40 years old is a risk factor.

I – Inflammation: Conditions like vasculitis can increase the risk.

N – Nicotine: Smoking is a well-established risk factor.

S – Substance Abuse: Cocaine and amphetamines can increase the risk.

A – Arterial Wall Defects: Conditions like arteriovenous malformations can be a risk factor.

H – Head Trauma: A history of head injury can increase the risk.

E – Estrogen: Hormonal factors can play a role, especially in women.

A – Alcohol: Excessive alcohol consumption is a risk factor.

D – Diabetes: Poorly controlled diabetes may increase the risk.

⚡Mnemonic⚡: Risk Factors For Brain Aneurysm

Dr. Arin Nandi

Passionate About Medical Science & Helping Future Doctors Achieve Top Ranks In Medical Exams. He is professionally a dentist as well as a public health expert from JIPMER (1), (2)working in health department