Here's a stat that's sure to keep you up at night: Currently, anywhere from three to five million people in the U.S. are walking around with brain aneurysms, according to the American Stroke Association.
If you're thinking "what the heck is a brain aneurysm?" it's basically a blood vessel in your brain that's on the verge of an explosion. “Put simply, it’s a weakness that starts to occur in a blood vessel inside the brain or right outside it,” says David Putrino, Ph.D., director of rehabilitation innovation at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. “As blood flows through this vessel in the brain, the weak point starts to bulge out like a balloon, and it looks like a berry hanging off a branch.”
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