Circulating on social media recently is the sudden health issue of actress Isabel Granada. The 41-year-old actress reportedly felt dizzy and lost consciousness while attending a meet and greet event in Qatar. As confirmed by his friend Bianca Lapuz, she was rushed to the Heart Hospital Hamad Medical Corporation in Doha.
Because of this issue, a lot of people were clueless about the dreadful disease.
As what the loveit.ph team described it, an Aneurysm occurs when an artery’s wall weakens and causes an abnormally large bulge which may rupture and cause internal bleeding. An aneurysm can occur in any part of your body, they’re most common in the brain, also the most fatal, aorta, legs, and spleen.
The causes of Aneurysm are unclear although there are contributing factors and conditions that may lead to it. Atherosclerotic Disease and high blood pressure can lead to Aneurysm but it can only increase the chances of developing it and not a direct cause.
The symptoms of Aneurysm include swelling, pain, and could be a large mass in the body near the surface. Symptoms of a ruptured Aneurysm include bleeding, increased heart rate, pain and feeling dizzy or lightheaded.
How do we prevent it?
An Aneurysm can be prevented by having a healthy diet containing fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Meat and poultry that is low in saturated fat are also good for proteins and also low-fat dairy products. Cardio exercises are also a way to prevent it. Quitting tobacco smoking may decrease the chances to develop Aneurysm. But most importantly, visiting your doctor for a regular check-up is way better than cure.
Who is at risk?
According to healthline.com, anyone could be a target, depending on their lifestyle and genetic history. However, the following people are at high risk of developing Aneurysm:
- People older than 60 are also at a higher risk.
- Has high cholesterol and high blood pressure
- Has a family history of heart conditions, including heart disease and heart attack,
- Pregnancy, which may make increase your risk of having an aneurysm of the spleen
Over To You
Death jolts us. And, oftentimes, we act when it’s already too late. So, if you want to live longer, be mindful of what you eat and do. Prevention is way better than cure.