cerebro-spinal-fluid

Kalman Rubinson kr4 at nyu.edu
Wed Jul 23 10:55:30 EST 2003


On Wed, 23 Jul 2003 11:26:04 -0400, r norman <rsn_ at _comcast.net>
wrote:

>On Wed, 23 Jul 2003 10:41:31 -0400, Kalman Rubinson <kr4 at nyu.edu>
>wrote:
>
>>On Wed, 23 Jul 2003 03:33:41 -0400, "Mike Dubbeld" <miike at erols.com>
>>wrote:
>>
>>>Yeah, well I am doing it. I send it down then back up my spine. It comes
>>>as no surprise it is not believable. I learned this from practicing
>>>yoga.
>>
>>It's not yoga; it's gravity and hydrostatics.
>>
>>Kal
>
>Its not that, either.  CSF has the same density as everything else and
>won't flow by gravity inside a fluid-filled body. Hydrostatics is OK.

Is pressure equal throughout the CSF circulation and not affected by
position wrt gravity?  I doubt it. 

>I believe the main movement is produced by the slight pressure at
>which is is produced by the choroid plexus.  I have seen claims that
>respiratory and circulatory movements can influence the flow.

Probably.

Kal




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