By Sara Calabro
New research from the Netherlands suggests that coffee, nose blowing, and sex can potentially trigger strokes in people with untreated brain aneurysms. The findings, while a little nerve wracking—apparently, one in 15 people develop brain aneurysms at some point in their life—are far from definitive. Just two months ago, TIME wrote about another study that said coffee may decrease stroke risk.
Whether coffee is leading us down a path of peril or prevention remains unknown. However, regardless of the cause, unfortunately, strokes happen.
Stroke symptoms vary widely in type and severity, but some signature problems include difficulty speaking and walking, one-sided numbness and paralysis, and mental confusion and anguish.
Acupuncture can decrease these symptoms and help stroke victims cope with their new disabilities. Keep reading