Aortic Aneurysm
An aortic aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge in the aorta
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An aortic aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge in the aorta, the large artery that carries blood from the heart through the chest and torso.

"Aortic aneurysms are usually asymptomatic and only cause symptoms when they start leaking."

What are the risk factors for aortic aneurysm?

Diseases and unhealthy behaviors that damage your heart and blood vessels also increase your risk for aortic aneurysm.

The most important behavior related to aortic aneurysm.

What are the symptoms?

Aortic aneurysms are usually asymptomatic and only cause symptoms when they start leaking. 

Leaking or ruptured aortic aneurysm will cause severe symptoms such as:

What Can I Do to prevent aortic aneurysm?

If there is suspicion for aortic aneurysm, prompt cardiology evaluation is needed for diagnosis and management.

Dr. Georgios Christodoulidis

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