Relationship between enlarged brain ventricles and Migraines?

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What is the relationship between enlarged brain ventricles and migraine headaches? What could possibly show on an MRI scan of a migraine sufferer (white matter changes, enlarged ventricles, or etc)? Thank you, Amanda.


Dear Amanda;

This is an extremely broad question having no one answer. A small number of folks with Migraines and headaches (and other issues) may have enlarged ventricles in the brain, but they are not necessarily related to the Migraines and headaches. Increased intracranial fluid pressure sometimes can be a culprit.

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