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Cerebrospinal Fluid Function

Cerebrospinal fluid is one that surrounds the spinal cord and brain. It is a clear fluid which is around 150 milliliters inside the cerebral cavity which lets the brain float. These fluids serve as a shock absorber thus protects the brain from any injury or sudden physical jerk. Cerebrospinal Fluid Functions As mentioned above the […]

Spinal Fluid Leak After Back Surgery

Spinal fluid leak or Cerebral Spinal Fluid leak can happen for a lot of reasons but most individuals who are affected with this are those that suffers back pain who choose the option to go for surgical procedure as part of their treatment plan. This article actually focuses in spinal fluid leak due to back […]

Cerebral Spinal Fluid Leak Symptoms

Cerebral spinal fluid leak or CSF is contained in the dura. Dura is the membrane that incases the spinal cord and brain thus contain the cerebral spinal fluid (CSF). CSF leak happens when there is a hole or tears in the dura. What causes the tear of the dura? Common causes may include spinal or […]

Spinal Headache Causes

The term spinal headache might be uncommon to you but there is such thing as spinal headache. Spinal headaches are caused by a leakage of spinal fluid and this often occurs during a spinal tap procedure or during epidural block which is usually done during a woman’s labor and delivery. This leakage of fluid usually […]