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Orthotics: Round Two

Little Miss Minion got fitted for her second pair of orthotics this afternoon. She’s on her toes much less, but enough to cause trouble down the road when she gets really good at walking. 354 more words

Hydro What???

What is Hydrocephalus I hear you ask well the term hydrocephalus is from the Greek words “hydro” meaning water and “cephalus” meaning head. As the name implies, it is a condition in which the primary characteristic is excessive accumulation of fluid in the brain. 461 more words


Restoration of sexual activity in patients with chronic hydrocephalus after shunt placement.

Restoration of sexual activity in patients with chronic hydrocephalus after shunt placement.

Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2009.


Missori P1, Scollato A, Formisano R, Currà A, Mina C, Marianetti M, Polli FM, Peschillo S, Paolini S, Frati A, Miscusi M. 188 more words


A Life lived with Hydrocephalus

People at times ,might think we have anger issues,
and for good reason ,it takes a fighter to do what we can do…
We aren’t angry at people, but what we feel sometimes needs aggressive reactions….because it’s all we can do at times… 352 more words

About Me

Coping Mechanisms

I thought we could all use a laugh regardless of what’s happening in your life. Coping mechanisms like laughing help alleviate some of the stress or tension we face in our daily lives. 33 more words


Rohan's Story

Editor’s Note: I’m introducing the first Hydro warrior story on this blog. I will now be highlighting other Hydrocephalus patients’ stories. My hope is that we learn and feel comforted by one another in our times of need. 1,089 more words


Monday 15th August - A Trip To A&E

So this morning I woke up with a severe migraine and head pain for the forth day.  Migraines for me usually last 2 to 3 days tops so my wife phoned the hospital and after a conversation with one of the healthcare professionals the decision was made for me to be taken to a and e. 96 more words