At the time of this 'going to press' (ie 7th August), my own shunt has decided to play up so tomorrow I am going to hospital in London to see my surgeon. I am keeping my fingers crossed for no mor...

How does it actually feel to have a shunt? – Living with hydrocephalus

At the time of this ‘going to press’ (ie August), my own shunt has decided to play up so tomorrow I am going to hospital in London to see my surgeon. I am keeping my fingers crosse…

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Many people are misdiagnosed with a disease that mimics dementia and Alzheimer's Disease. Learn about NPH

In our lives with a brain injury we find ourselves letting gowhile trying to hold on.This letting go & holding on..is like a tug of war every single day.It is no wonder we often find ourselves beyond exhaustion & completely drained..(besides the obvious from trauma..along with injury)..We can not return to the person we once were...make sure you give yourself that time to mourn and accept the person you will become.                           ...

The scariest part about all this is the not remembering :/ To wake up and not be able to see someones face or remember a simple detail about them or the day before is kinda freaky.

What the Pain Scale Really Means - not sure if I totally agree with this

Weekly Inspiration from ProHealth - Infographic: The Pain Scale: Learn what the 0 to 10 pain scale really means and how to use it most effectively so that your pain is taken seriously.

Illustration of ventricles in a Pediatric patient

Hydrocephalus is characterized by an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) within cavities inside the brain called ventricles. The brain and spinal

SHUNT LIFE T-SHIRT - Living life with a shunt to manage hydrocephalus (accumulation of fluid in the brain) is not easy! This Shunt Life screen print t-shirt makes a statement for the little ones affected.          Sizes:  2T-4T

SHUNT LIFE T-SHIRT - Living life with a shunt to manage hydrocephalus (accumulation of fluid in the brain) is not easy! This Shunt Life screen print t-shirt makes a statement for the little ones affected.

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