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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Normal Csf Pressure

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Cerebrospinal Fluid (Definition)

The fluid that bathes the brain and spinal cord provides an exchange pathway and balancing system for brain and spinal cord metabolism, besides a cushioning system for routine impacts of our ...Read more


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Can one have Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension& have normal LP opening CSF pressure? If severe headache, pain behind eyes and pulsatile tinnitus?

Not unless you are..: .....comfortable with violating the very DEFINTION OF THE DISEASE process. The whole reason it's called IIH is because some people's opening pressures are so high the column of CSF can squirt from the tube. I know cuz i've seen it happen. If you'd like more information or advice on this let's set up a 1-1 appt.: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more

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In what way can intracranial pressure(csf) be reduced?

In what way can intracranial pressure(csf) be reduced?

Intracranial pressur: Reducing intracranial pressure is really based on what is causing the pressure. In some cases a spinal tap can be done, there are medications available that can reduce fluid pressure and if do to an obstruction then a tube can be place (a shunt) to bypass the obstruction. ...Read more

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Can people w/o hydrocephalus have CSF pressure increase or headaches caused by intracranial pressure?

Yes: The condition is called "pseudotumor cerebri" or "benign intracranial hypertension". It occurs most commonly in females between 20 and 40, especially in the overweight or obese. The definitive test is a spinal tap with direct measurement of the fluid pressure. ...Read more

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Five weeks post laminectomy to remove schwannoma tumor at L4 and CSF leak, now better, what causes intense pressure headache when bending forward?

Your Neurosurgeon ca: Ask your neurosurgeon to help you and guide you further. Spinal fluid(CSF) leaks are known to cause Headaches because of spinal fluid pressure changes. If the CSF leak stops completely, it is likely that your headaches will stop. Drink extra fluids in the meantime. ...Read more

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Hello. Every since having a CSF leak after 3 failed epidurals 18 months ago I have had severe tiredness, constant neck, shoulder, back pain. Pressure?

CSf leak: Dural puncture is a know complication of an epidural. The main question if the first 2 epidurals failed why was a third one done? It is unlikely that the CSF leak is the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it true that tension headaches are caused by muscles, and migraines caused by blood vessels? What are headaches caused by CSF pressure called?

Is it true that tension headaches are caused by muscles, and migraines caused by blood vessels? What are headaches caused by CSF pressure called?

No and no: (1) both ideas are old-fashioned with just a bit of truth. Today, the neuroscience articles attribute both to abnormal patterns of function in the brain that may affect vessels (as in migraine, which ma produce stroke) and muscles (as in common headache); if the vascular and muscle problems were the cause, these headaches would be much easier to treat. (2) increased intracranial pressure headache. ...Read more

Csf (Definition)

Cerebrospinal fluid is the clear colorless fluid produced in the choroid plexus in the brain, and acts as a cushion or a buffer for the ...Read more