The Saturday Evening Post Spotlights Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

The Saturday Evening Post spotlights Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH), an often misdiagnosed condition. NPH affects approximately 375,000 individuals in the U.S. and it is estimated that up to 5% of dementia cases are, in fact, NPH.

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2 Responses to “The Saturday Evening Post Spotlights Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus”
  1. rainham girl says:

    Hi I am 51 and have normal pressure hydrocephalus and sometimes feel so alone as the symptons now are getting worse the falling if more the control of the bladder is so much worse, I had a pressure bolt put in to measure fluid and it was decided that as they believe i was born with my brain some how compensated and dealt with it I have been told that if it was removed it would possibly cause more problem than i have now.I always kept positive but this last few weeks it knowing what to do,do i keep on to the doctor for more answering which in my heart i know there is none ,how you you get your frame of mind back to positive thinking

  2. Rainham Girl:

    Stay strong and remoember that there are many of us who suffer some form of
    NPH and would love for a cleaner, more effectiveen than shunt surgery.

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