Health Tip: Reduce Your Chances of Aneurysm10/21/10
(HealthDay News) -- An aneurysm is a weak, bulging area that
develops in an artery. If it bursts, it can lead to deadly internal
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute says the best way
to help prevent an aneurysm is to avoid these risk factors:
- Smoking and secondhand smoke.
- High cholesterol and high blood pressure.
- A poor diet that includes too much fat, salt and sugar.
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