After 24 hours of travel and three days on the mountain, the end was finally in sight.
The day commenced with climbing the famed Barranco Wall. The Barranco Wall is a 300 foot high rock face looks that appears menacing from afar but is just a fun scramble -- unless, of course, you dislocate your shoulder while scaling it (more about that later).
Brain aneurysms can be similar to heart attacks. Just like a person may have no warning of an impending heart attack, there almost is never a warning that a brain aneurysm is about to rupture. Fortunately, through imaging screening techniques, individuals at high risk of harboring a brain aneurysm can be identified easily with non-invasive imaging tests.
Risk factors for developing brain aneurysms include cigarette use, disorde...