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mzeatright Patient ExpertHealth Maven

California
Save yourself NOW!! And DON"T GET DEAD!! There are simple lifestyle choices you can make to reduce your risk of a pending health crisis....there is HOPE! .....should be in the newspaper headlines!! Being a student of nutritional studies for over 20 years on a self driven course leads to one thing...to only find that "prevention" is the true cure and panacea of our day! The...

s_hunt10

United States

jadiee-x

Surrey, United Kingdom
Hi, Im Jade. Im 18 years old and very interested in neurology and neurosurgery regarding raised intracranial pressure, particularly in the fields of arachnoid cysts and hydrocephalus. Both of which I have. I had surgery to insert a shunt to drain off my arachnoid cyst at 16 months, this lasted until I was 4 years old. This shunt lasted quite a while, 12 years before it malfunctioned and...
Communities: Brain Health, Nursing

wheeliegirl

Crewe, United Kingdom
I am a 43 year old single Mum from Cheshire,England.I have Idiopathic Intercranial Hypertension & Aquired Chiari Malformation(from having an LP shunt which also caused scaring to my spinal cord.)Due to complications from neurosurgery I lost the feeling to my left leg so use a wheelchair or crutches for around the house.

Mindi

United States
As a mother of two healthy, busy boys I was taken back when my third child was diagnosed with a soup of congenital heart defects (CHD) while still in utero. His conditions include: double inlet left ventricle (DILV), Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA), a large ASD which has now been modified to create a single atrium, pulmonary atresia, and dextrocardia. He has already undergone two open...
Communities: Children's Health

Amy B Patient Expert

United States
I am om to 4 wonderful children. My oldest son Philip was born healthy or so we thought. At the young age of 6 weeks old he has his first brain operations, followed by his second one at 6 months old and suffered a stroke. He has now had over 18 brain operations, a stroke, over 23 orthopedic operations, pseudotumor, shunts, slit ventricle syndrome, syrinx, Central nerve disorder. I am just a...
Communities: Brain Health

Jarrod and Jenny

California
Our third daughter was born at 27 weeks. By the grace of God she was able to be revived after her placenta suffered an abruption, her umbilical cord was knotted and she was born with a strep infection. After one week it was discovered she had grade 3 and 4 brain bleeds. A reservoir was placed to drain excess cerebral spinal fluid (CSF). At 35 weeks a shunt was put in. She is now home and life...
Communities: Pregnancy & Fertility

Kids Drinking Water

California
The Web site of The United States Environmental Protection Agency. (http://www.epa.gov/safewater/kids)  The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment. EPA's purpose is to ensure that: all Americans are protected from significant risks to human health and the environment where they live, learn and work; national efforts to reduce environmental risk are...

scottmoran

California
What's better than assessing risk? As a risk management manager I supervise a team of analysts and provide statistical analysis to quantify risk using analysis software and econometric models.

high risk

United States