Headaches and Hydrocephalus
It is not uncommon for people with hydrocephalus to experience headaches. Find the resources, tips, and tools you need to manage daily pain.
What You Need to Know
Adult Ask the Expert Series: Headaches and Hydrocephalus
In this video, Dr. Mark Luciano and Dr. Abhay Moghekar address whether hydrocephalus patients are predisposed to headaches and why. They also discuss ways to alleviate and prevent headaches. This video is sponsored by our industry partner, Medtronic.
Chronic Headaches and Hydrocephalus: When it’s not the shunt
Chronic headaches are very common in persons who have hydrocephalus. Although sometimes these are related to shunt settings, such as over-drainage, they often are not. This session will focus on the diagnosis and management of primary headache syndromes and chronic head pain that are often co-morbid with hydrocephalus.
Headaches, Chronic Pain and Hydrocephalus
In this video, Dr. Steven T. Janousek and Dr. Michael Partington discuss why individuals with hydrocephalus may develop chronic headaches and pain associated with their treatment. You will learn about different types of headaches, what causes them, and the need to understand how different headaches may affect them individually, distinguishing “just a headache” from something more serious.
Alternative Methods for Treating Chronic Headaches and Chronic Pain
In this video, Dr. Scott Schwantes discusses integrating non-traditional methods and therapies for pain management and covers the issues about headaches and hydrocephalus and what causes them. Additionally, he reviews the different approaches for managing long-term chronic pain and headaches.
The Day-to-Day of Headaches and Hydrocephalus
Living with hydrocephalus means living with headaches. In his latest post, Dan discusses headaches, weather changes, and the importance of knowing your body.