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On February 20th, 2016, I had an ischemic stroke (http://www.strokeassociation.org) from a blockage of my left carotid artery. I initially lost use of my right arm which [...] read more

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Posted 2016-03-23T13:33:17Z

Hydrocephalus

On March 21st, my headache became worse and there was noticeable additional swelling.  After another CT (lost count on how many I've had), the neurosurgeon has diagnosed a condition called hydrocephalus and recommended a shunt to help drain the excess cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).  You can understand hydrocephalus at the following:

http://www.hydroassoc.org/hydrocephalus/

 

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