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In this condition, the wall of a blood vessel in the brain weakens and creates a bulge that can rupture or leak. When an aneurysm ruptures it can cause a stoke and be life-threatening. An aneurysm forms when an arterial wall becomes thin or weakens from degeneration over time. Aneurysms typically form at the base […]

This condition is a weakening of one or more vertebral discs, which normally acts as a cushion between the vertebrae. This condition can develop as a natural part of the aging process, but it may result from injury to the back. 1. Disc Wall Tears Degenerative disc disease generally begins when small tears appear in […]