Day: 4 May 2022

Hydrocephalus: what you need to know

Hydrocephalus is a build-up of fluid in the brain. The excess fluid puts pressure on the brain, which can damage it. Hydrocephalus occurs when fluid in the normal cavities inside the brain (ventricles) cannot be drained. There are many reasons for this buildup of fluid, such as a birth defect, brain hemorrhage or brain tumors. […]