Hi everyone, im not sure if i am at the right forum to post my topic, but here it goes. I was born with hydrocephalus, and i didnt need a shunt, so i was just operated. All my life i`ve practised exercise with no apparent problems, and lately ive been jumping rope. I really love it, because it helps with my anxiety and depression. But i noticed when i started to jump in the first days, i had small headaches, but nothing serious. But now i dont have anymore. So im wondering if jumping rope is bad for my brain due its high intensity. Again, i dont have a shunt. Any answer from you guys would be appreciated Smile
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replied December 11th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. If your hydrocephalus is mild and asymptomatic jumping rope wont affect. Consult a neurosurgeon and let them have a look and decide what is best for you.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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