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Welcome to ShuntWhisperer.com.

It’s gonna be a bumpy ride.

I started this site after being treated with a VP shunt for an Intracranial Pressure Dysregulation Disorder (ICPDD) 1.560 kata lagi

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A Christmas Story: Barometers, Blood, and Swollen Brains...now with Pictures and Proof!!!

THE WEATHER AND MY IIH/ICPDD:

WHAT I KNOW…

 

The latest installment in my ongoing narrative of the effects that barometric pressure has on my condition, and presumably, others as well.  2.998 kata lagi

EMERGENCY RELIEF OPTIONS

Reading about so many fellow ICPDD patients with terrible headaches, pain, when their pressures are high.  Questions about “How can I make this stop?!”.   Short of proper diagnosis and medical intervention, relief from symptoms of high intracranial pressures may not be completely possible, but I know from personal experience that certain things help me enough to make things at least… 2.531 kata lagi

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A Rosetta Patient Speaks: The Cerebrovascular Theory of Intracranial Hypertension

Cerebrovasular Theory of Intracranial Hypertension, Part 2:  Leading to The Danger Zone

It’s really simple.  Damage/squeeze (“stenosis”) the main veins that drain the brain and a situation is created where the damaged veins can’t drain blood OUT as fast as the heart pumps it IN.   1.443 kata lagi

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Let There Be No Doubt...

…about how serious Intracranial Hypertension and the group of related/associated conditions I refer to as Intracranial Pressure Dysregulation Disorders (ICPDDs) are.

The toll they take on aa patient’s function and quality of life. 264 kata lagi

ME AND THE BAROMETER, 2.0

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1) the force exerted on an object by the weight of the column of air above it; affected by changes in weather patterns and altitude… 2.146 kata lagi

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Is large volume spinal tap necessary in diagnosing normal pressure hydrocephalus?

Lumbar puncture test in normal pressure hydrocephalus: does the volume of CSF removed affect the response to tap?

Thakur SK, Serulle Y, Miskin NP, Rusinek H, Golomb J, George AE. 309 kata lagi

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