Welcome to Remingtons' HA WALK Page
At just 5 years old Remington has had to endure 3 brain surgeries. We have gotten very lucky on our journey with hydrocephalus but there is never a guarantee that things will continue to go so well. We are always praying for a cure other than the shunt. I am hoping our friends and family can support us and end up with a good donation for our walk! Thank you to everyone to has followed and supported us on this life long journey we have ahead of us!
Join me as I WALK to End Hydrocephalus! As you may know, hydrocephalus is a life altering, life threatening condition, caused by an abnormal accumulation of cerebral spinal fluid, resulting in pressure on the brain. The most common treatment for this condition is brain surgery to implant a medical device called a shunt, which has a 50% failure rate in children within the first two years. A shunt is not a cure as many patients endure multiple brain surgeries throughout their lifetime, some more than 100. Imagine life knowing that the next brain surgery lurks around the corner because your shunt could fail at any moment. No one should have to live like this. This is WHY I WALK and also why I need your support. Please donate and help me reach my goal. Your donation is greatly appreciated and will go far in helping us find a cure and improve the lives of people living with hydrocephalus.
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