The best prevention for aneurysms is to follow a healthful lifestyle including:
- controlling blood pressure
- stopping smoking
- maintaining a healthy diet low in saturated fats
- participating in regular aerobic exercise.
Prevention of a rupture and/or dissection of an aortic aneurysm includes taking beta blockers, avoiding heavy weight lifting, and repairing the aneurysm in addition to the recommendations above.
Last reviewed on 2/10/2009
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