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How's Your Tuesday going?

Hello World! Greetings for the swamps of Southeast Louisiana. How’s your Tuesday going? I hope this post greets you in the best of health and spirits. 341 more words

Hydrofracking, Ventriculomegaly and Brain Atrophy

Researchers suspect that enlarged ventricles, known as ventriculomegaly,  seen in many neurodegenerative diseases may be the result of atrophy (decrease in size) of the brain. The cause of the damage or atrophy of the brain may be due to destructive waves and hydraulic pressures that damage tissues by a process I compare to hydrofracking which is used by engineers to fracture rocks. 2,077 more words

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CSF and Cerebellar Symptoms in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and MS

The cerebellum is often affected in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s,, Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis (MS). Cerebellar signs include: problems with posture, balance, gait (walking) and coordination… 1,603 more words

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The Cisterns and Cine CSF Flow Studies

The unusual images on the left and below were taken of the  head and neck area looking at the patient from the side.  The face is on the left side of the image. 1,114 more words

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CSF Cistern Compression of the Brainstem

CSF and blood are pumped into the brain under pressure similar to a bicycle pump filling a tire tube.  The pressure of the pump comes from the heart and lungs.  582 more words

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Cervical Spondylosis and CSF Flow in the Cisterns

The brain is surrounded by a watery substance called cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), which is produced in chambers called ventricles located in the middle of the brain. 802 more words

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CSF Currents, Winds and Tides

In 1925 the famous neurosurgeon Dr. Harvey Cushing published one of his lectures in Lancet in which he described cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) as the third circulatory system… 1,774 more words

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