Where did too much brain to contain come from?

I am guessing if you have stumbled across this blog for a few reasons,

1. You know me.

2. You know about Chiari

3. You have Chiari,

4 You think brains are cool.

The NHS describes Chiari as "In someone with Chiari I, the lowest part of the back of the brain extends into the spinal canal. This can put pressure on the brainstem, spinal cord, and obstruct the flow of fluid."

Some other people describe it as hindbrain hernia, some explain it as your skull being too small for your brain, either way you catch my drift.

I've had a running joke going with my friends that I have a massive brain, effectively I do have too much brain for my little skull.... but I also had spoken to them about my "sneeze fear" which we always laughed about that I couldn't sneeze without feeling like my brain would fall out, and when I was diagnosed it all made sense because it was.

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