eli5: what is the relationship between folate and CSF?


More specifically, can high CSF levels be caused by a folate imbalance or vice versa? Can these two be related? I’ve been struggling to understand the scientific journal articles I’m finding about the relationship between these two. Thank you for your help!

In: Biology

As far as I understand folate both in the blood and in CSF has no actual effect on the actual amount of CSF. Folate imbalances have been suggested as a possible cause for elevated CSF pressure but has not been confirmed as far as I know. I could he wrong though depending on what exact issues you are referencing