Imagine having a neurological condition that most people have never heard of. Jamie Wright is on a mission to educate others about hydrocephalus.
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, are working on a drug to help prevent a common protein found circulating in our blood from crossing the blood-brain barrier after a brain injury. This protein was found to cause seizures and the possible development of epilepsy in brain injury victims.
Nina is a dog lover. She brings one special French Bulldog into her life as they share a common journey with hydrocephalus. She shares her story with the Hydrocephalus Association.
November is Epilepsy Awareness month and the Hydrocephalus Association would like to address the topic of hydrocephalus and seizures. Seizures are not an uncommon occurrence in people with hydrocephalus. However, no correlations have been found between the number of shunt revisions or the site of shunt placement and the risk of developing seizures.