Ruptured brain aneurysm
Symptoms of a ruptured brain aneurysm usually begin with a sudden agonising headache.
It's been likened to being hit on the head, resulting in a blinding pain unlike anything experienced before.
Other symptoms of a ruptured brain aneurysm also tend to come on suddenly and may include:
- feeling or being sick
- a stiff neck or neck pain
- sensitivity to light
- blurred or double vision
- sudden confusion
- loss of consciousness
- fits (seizures)
- weakness on 1 side of the body or on any limbs
A ruptured brain aneurysm is a medical emergency. Call 999 immediately and ask for an ambulance if someone's experiencing symptoms of a ruptured brain aneurysm.