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Neurological Diseases

There are a wide variety of neurological diseases affecting the brain and nervous system. Understanding the specifics can help you navigate diagnostic tests and choose the best course of treatment.
Nerve pain in the wrists
Numbness in the Feet Could Be Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
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Depakote (Divalproex sodium) Oral: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages
Illustration of pills/medicine
Austedo (Deutetrabenazine) Oral: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages
An older adult lying in a hospital bed in a sunny room.
What Are The 5 Stages of Huntington's Disease?
Pediatric Neurologist treats young patient
Acute Cerebellar Ataxia: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Maintaining contact with your healthcare team is vital with ALS
Coping With ALS While Staying Safe From COVID-19
woman at the doctor
Causes and Risk Factors of Myasthenia Gravis
Doctor consulting with patient Shoulder problems
What Is Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS)?
Caring for someone with Huntington's disease can be challenging
Caring for Someone Who Has Huntington's Disease
Physical Therapy Can be Beneficial in Huntington's Disease
Treatment of Huntington's Disease
Huntington's disease is caused by a gene mutation
Inheritance and Causes of Huntington's Disease
Huntington's disease begins with thinking problems
The Signs and Symptoms of Huntington's Disease
Huntington's Disease Leads to Dementia
What to Know About Hutington's Disease
Huntington's disease is hereditary
How to Know If You Have Huntington's Disease
meningoencephalitis treatment with acyclovir
An Overview of Meningoencephalitis
Encephalopathy can occur in military personnel and football players
What To Know About Encephalopathy
Muscle Weakness
Signs, Symptoms, and Complications of Myasthenia Gravis
patient's test results
Everything You Need to Know About Susac Syndrome
Doctor viewing brain scans
Causes and Treatment of Chiari Malformations
Physical therapy after encephalitis
What to Expect From Encephalitis
Rib pain
An Overview of Intercostal Neuralgia
Child in wheelchair and woman enjoying a day out
Coping With Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Is it possible to live indepentently with spinal musclar atrophy?
Is It Possible to Live Independently With Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)?
Ways to Stay Active With Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Ways to Stay Active With Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Photo of a woman stretching her median nerve.
Nerve Flossing in PT: What Is It and Why Is It Done?
Lumbar injection
Treating Spinal Muscular Atrophy With Spinraza (Nusinersen)
Lyme disease testing
How Lyme Disease Affects the Brain and Central Nervous System
Elderly man examined by an ophthalmologist
Causes and Risk Factors of Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder
Neuromyelitis optica syndrome disorder
How Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Is Treated
Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder
How Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Is Diagnosed
Optician looking into patients eyes
Symptoms of Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder
Boy getting an eye exam at the optician
An Overview of Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder
Midsection Of Woman Holding Her Arm While Standing Against White Background
Parsonage-Turner Syndrome: Condition of Arm Pain Evolving to Weakness
eastern equine encephalitis affects both horses and humans
What Is Eastern Equine Encephalitis?
Ophthalmologist checking eyesight of patient
Benson's Syndrome Is a Rare Type of Vision Problem
Boy in a wheelchair with his mom
Find out How Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Developes
Muslim woman drinking sports drink after working out in park on fall afternoon
Do You Have a Bad Taste in Your Mouth?
Dyskinesia diagnosis
Dyskinesia Overview: Causes and Treatments of Uncontrolled Movements
Mother helping daughter with homework
LKS Is a Rare Childhood Speech and Seizure Disorder
Myelin degeneration
Demyelination as a Cause of Neurological Disease
Female Doctor Visiting Mother And Daughter Lying In Bed In Hospital Ward
ADEM Can Cause Temporary Weakness or Paralysis
A forgetful man trying to remember something
The Psychiatric Aspects of Liver Disease and Hepatic Encephalopathy
Newborn with Mom in NICU
Ins and Outs of a Rare Genetic Condition: Nonketotic Hyperglycinemia
Girl with Rett Syndrome
Rett Syndrome and How to Treat it
Mom caring for son with ALS
Caregiving in ALS: A Difficult but Soulful Journey
Doctor explaining report on tablet computer to family in clinic
Symptoms, Causes, and Expectations of CIPA Disease
Teen with Juvenile Huntington's Disease
Explore the Treatment Options for Juvenile Huntington's Disease
Man with Huntington's disease watching his daughter on swing along with wife
Medications and Non-Drug Approaches to Treat Huntington's Disease
Niemann-Pick Disease Symptoms
What Is Niemann-Pick Disease?
Man holding leg
What Are Benign Fasciculations?
A woman patient talking to her doctor
What Is Somatic Symptom Disorder?
Doctor and patient talking about his options
Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS) Life Expectancy
parotid gland illustration
Why You May Be Sweating After Eating
Doctor examining senior patients hand in office.
When You're Recovering From Guillain-Barré Syndrome
Nurse with stethoscope taking elderly patient's blood pressure
How You Can Be Tested for Dysautonomia
Doctor listening to a woman's lungs
Diagnosing Guillain-Barré Syndrome
Man lying on couch with closed eyes
Overview of Balint's Syndrome
Close up of elderly mand with hands on his knees
Why Your Tremor Probably Isn't Parkinson's Disease
illustration of the nervous system
Understanding Dysautonomia, Autonomic Nervous System Dysfunction
Ways to Treat Myasthenia Gravis