Stroke and brain hemorrhage prevention is important. There are family risk factors. Dr. Peng Roc Chen, MD. There are several risk factors for ischemic stroke. Top cerebrovascular neurosurgeon discusses risks. It’s important to pay attention to family history of stroke and brain bleeding. Members of same family are at high risk for hemorrhagic stroke. It happened in several generations of family. Cause of brain hemorrhage can be brain aneurysm or arteriovenous malformation. Video interview with top expert in endovascular neurosurgery. Dr. Peng Roc Chen, MD. Medical second opinion confirms that brain hemorrhage diagnosis is correct and complete. Medical second opinion helps to choose the best treatment for stroke and cerebral bleeding. Get Medical second opinion on ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke and be confident that your treatment is the best. Weakness of blood vessel arterial wall can lead to risk of brain bleeding. Stroke and brain hemorrhage prevention family risk factors are important to know. Hemorrhagic stroke prevention requires detailed knowledge of family history. Brain bleeding runs in generations of blood relatives. Dr. Peng Roc Chen, MD. Stroke prevention is the best method to reduce death from stroke.1234 People have a family history of ruptured brain aneurysm. But they might not necessarily identify event in their relative as a ruptured brain aneurysm. They can say. Okay, one of my relatives had a stroke. But it could have been a hemorrhagic stroke. People might not have been investigated the cause that led to that stroke. It's not necessarily an ischemic stroke. Dr. Peng Roc Chen, MD. Stroke could have happened due to brain aneurysm. What exactly caused the stroke is very important to understand. 1234: I think that's exactly. What you are saying. It's very meaningful. We can find what was the actual etiology of a previous stroke and brain aneurysm rupture event in that family member. Particularly it is important in parents or grandparents or sisters or brothers. But unfortunately if someone died long time ago, MRI did not exist then. Access to critical tertiary medical care was not easy, Sometimes you cannot tell what the cause of cerebrovascular problem was. However, if you look into family that has several family members involved with some kind of brain event, cerebrovascular accident, stroke or bleeding into the brain. It could be a stroke or brain bleeding, or something like that. I do recommend these people of younger age do need to pay some attention to that event in their family. You do have several members who have had cerebrovascular events, strokes, bleeding, aneurysm rupture. At the very least you have some vascular history in the family. So pay a little be more attention. May be consider a first brain MRI imaging after you reach 21 years of age. That's meaningful. 1234 Take a proactive approach. Family history of stroke should really raise a red flag. Therefore, it's also important to investigate the nature of cerebrovascular accidents. Dr. Peng Roc Chen, MD. It is important to find cause of brain stroke not only for the actual patient. But it is important also for the family. What it means for the other people in the family. 1234: Absolutely. Absolutely correct. Stroke and brain hemorrhage prevention family risk factors. Why it’s important to know exact cause of stroke? Brain aneurysm rupture runs in generations.