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Rapper and music producer Dr. Dre suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm that landed him in an ICU at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.

Most people who suffer a brain aneurysm have no symptoms until the aneurysm ruptures, causing bleeding in the brain.

Dr. Guillermo Linares, associate professor of neurology at St. Louis University, explained a brain aneurysm to FOx2Now.

"What a brain aneurysm is it's an abnormality in one of the [blood] vessels, the wall of the vessel in the brain. It is an area of weakness," he said. "This area of weakness allows for a small blister or pouch to develop and because, it's weaker, it has a tendency to rupture."

Dr. Linares, who didn't treat Dre, added: "When it ruptures, the high pressure with the blood inside the artery, pushes the blood out and it can cause brain damage. I think in lucky cases the bleeding stops right away and the only thing one would experience is a very severe headache."

Dr. Linares said anti-hypertensive medicine to control high blood pressure and avoid smoking can prevent brain aneurysms from rupturing.

"Those two things are the biggest modifiable risk that will probably prevent an aneurysm from rupturing."

Linares says there are warning signs to look for.

"So, the sudden onset of the worst headache of someone's life," he said. "Especially if accompanied by a difficulty with speaking or weakness in an arm or leg or an asymmetry in the face, should prompt a 911 call right away."

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a draft of possible side effects from the still experimental Covid-19 messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccine (link opens PDF).

The terrifying list looks like something out of a horror movie script. The scariest side effect (other than death) is disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC).

In my 30+ years as a registered nurse I've only witnessed two patients suffering from DIC. Both patients died within hours.

DIC is the singular most horrific medical condition I've ever witnessed. Basically, DIC interrupts the body's normal clotting function and the patient bleeds from every orifice, including the eyes, nose and mouth.

Blood transfusions are pointless because of the lack of clotting factors. So the blood transfusions go into the veins and pour out through the nose, ears, eyes, vagina, anus -- even the pores in the skin ooze blood.

The following is a draft of possible adverse reactions to the mRNA vaccine.

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