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how to reduce csf leak by normal way with out surgery

By Anonymous May 8, 2016 - 9:27pm
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Hi Anon!

Thank you for your post!

Cerebrospinal fluid, or CSF, surrounds the brain and spinal cord, providing protection, buoyancy and hormone transportation. When a tear occurs in the dura mater, a membrane that covers the brain and spinal cord, there is a leak of the cerebrospinal fluid, causing a drop in pressure. This tear to the dura mater may occur because of an injury, such as a head injury, or as a complication of a treatment or diagnostic test, such as a lumbar puncture.

Diagnosis of a cerebrospinal fluid leak includes scans, such as a CT or MRI, hearing testing, and testing of the spinal fluid using a beta-trace protein assay. Another diagnostic tool for a CSF leak is a lumbar puncture. However, Columbia Neurosurgery warned that a lumbar puncture may either worsen the CSF leak or cause a new one.

Anon, we have an article on the treatment options you're looking for - please take a look at it here: http://www.empowher.com/cerebrospinal-fluid-leak/content/treatment-options-cerebrospinal-fluid-leak


May 9, 2016 - 5:49am
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