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We found 409 results for Nervous System Disorders
  1. Nervous System Problems Describes what happens when diseases or injuries affect the nervoussystem. Covers emergency symptoms like loss of consciousness, seizure, or confusion or behavior changes. Includes interactive tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  2. Brain and NervousSystem Includes info on dizziness, lightheadedness, and vertigo. Also has links to multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and Alzheimer's disease as well as information on diabetic neuropathy and seizures.
  3. Peripheral Neuropathy
  4. Speech Problems From Brain or NervousSystem Damage
  5. Childhood Central NervousSystem Germ Cell Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  6. Childhood Central NervousSystem Embryonal Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  7. Adult Central NervousSystem Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  8. Childhood Central NervousSystem Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  9. Bipolar Disorder Looks at illness that causes extreme mood swings, ranging from mania (feeling overly energetic) to depression. Also called manic-depressive disorder. Covers treatment with counseling and medicines like mood stabilizers, antipsychotics, and antidepressants.
  10. Tourette's Disorder
  11. Fetal Alcohol Effects: Behavior and Learning Problems
  12. Social Anxiety Disorder
  13. Tourette's Disorder Tics
  14. Medicine for Tourette's Disorder
  15. Alcohol Effects on a Fetus
  16. Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens Discusses symptoms of bipolar disorder in children and teens. Covers frequent and extreme mood swings ranging from being overly energetic to depression. Covers treatment with counseling and medicines.
  17. Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
  18. Myths About Tourette's Disorder
  19. Tourette's Disorder: Habit Reversal Training
  20. Tourette's Disorder: Tic Triggers
  21. Bipolar Disorder in Children: School Issues
  22. Neurosyphilis
  23. Tourette's Disorder: Making Home and School Life Easier
  24. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Caring for Your Baby
  25. Bipolar Disorder in Children: Other Health Problems That May Occur
  26. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Should I Take Medicine for OCD? Guides through decision to take medicine to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Explains symptoms of OCD. Describes most common types of medicines used and other treatments. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you decide.
  27. Neurological Examination for Multiple Sclerosis
  28. Panic Disorder: Should I Take Medicine? Describes panic disorder and its risks. Discusses types of medicines used to treat panic disorder, as well as reactions to medicines. Covers what to expect if you need them and don't take them. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  29. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Signs That Your Child Needs to Be Evaluated
  30. Dizziness: Lightheadedness and Vertigo
  31. Parkinson-Plus Syndromes
  32. Schizophrenia
  33. Encephalitis
  34. Stuttering
  35. Botulism
  36. Focal Epilepsy
  37. Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia)
  38. Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
  39. Epilepsy Covers different types of epilepsy and its causes. Addresses complications of seizures and lists risk factors. Guides through decision regarding when to call doctor. Covers exams/tests, treatments, medicines, and surgeries. Provides home treatment tips.
  40. Spondylolisthesis
  41. What Is a Stroke? Learn what a stroke is and what problems it can cause.
  42. Serotonin Syndrome
  43. Concussion
  44. Tremor
  45. Migraine Headaches Discusses possible causes and symptoms of migraine headaches. Covers common warning signs like the aura, nausea, and light sensitivity. Discusses tests used to diagnose migraines. Offers home treatment advice and discusses treatment with medicine.
  46. Diabetic Focal Neuropathy
  47. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  48. Helping a Family Member Who Has PTSD Covers how you can help a family member who has post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Includes dealing with anger or violent behavior. Looks at how to communicate better. Covers how to take care of yourself and how to get support from others.
  49. Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy
  50. Altitude Sickness
  51. Dyslexia
  52. Autism Discusses autism, an autism spectrum disorder (once known as a pervasive developmental disorder). Looks at signs of autism, including problems talking or repetitive behaviors. Covers behavioral and physical exams used to diagnose autism. Covers treatment options.
  53. Fainting
  54. West Nile Virus
  55. Traumatic Brain Injury
  56. Speech Problems: Normal Disfluency
  57. Depression Discusses causes and symptoms like sadness and feelings of helplessness. Covers related illnesses like bipolar disorder and SAD. Looks at treatment with medicines, counseling, and lifestyle choices. Discusses suicidal thoughts and when to call a doctor.
  58. Hemorrhagic Stroke
  59. Kernicterus
  60. Labyrinthitis and Vestibular Neuritis
  61. Parkinson's Disease
  62. Diabetic Neuropathy Discusses diabetic neuropathy, nerve disease caused by diabetes. Covers the three types: peripheral, autonomic, and focal. Discusses symptoms of each type. Covers diagnostic tests. Includes info on treatment with medicines, physical therapy, and TENS.
  63. Carotid Artery Disease
  64. Anosmia
  65. Bell's Palsy
  66. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  67. Rabies
  68. Epilepsy: Complex Partial Seizures
  69. Alcohol Abuse and Dependence
  70. Stroke Discusses ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, and TIA (transient ischemic attack). Describes stroke symptoms and importance of acting fast if symptoms develop. Covers stroke treatment and prevention.
  71. Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy
  72. Tension Headaches Covers causes and symptoms of tension headaches. Looks at managing headaches with over-the-counter and prescription medicines. Includes stress reduction and getting sleep and exercise. Includes getting treatment for depression or anxiety.
  73. Mad Cow Disease
  74. Pinched Nerve In or Near the Elbow
  75. Epilepsy: Tonic Seizures
  76. Meningitis and Group B Streptococci
  77. Morton's Neuroma
  78. Epilepsy: Myoclonic Seizures
  79. Brain Aneurysm Briefly discusses brain aneurysm (also called cerebral aneurysm). Covers possible causes, including hardening of the arteries, hypertension, and smoking. Lists symptoms. Discusses treatment with surgery. Links to info on strokes.
  80. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  81. Reye Syndrome
  82. Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
  83. Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  84. Restless Legs Syndrome
  85. Sciatica Covers causes of sciatica such as a bulging or ruptured disc, spinal stenosis, and bone spurs. Looks at symptoms such as pain in your back or buttocks. Includes treatment with a cold pack, medicines, and exercises to relieve pain.
  86. Dementia Discusses causes of dementia, which include strokes, tumors, or Alzheimer's disease. Covers symptoms like memory loss and forgetfulness. Covers how dementia is diagnosed. Looks at treatment options. Covers issues for caregivers.
  87. Pudendal Neuralgia
  88. Hearing Loss Includes info on hearing loss. Discusses causes and symptoms like tinnitus, muffled hearing, and vertigo. Covers exams and tests used to diagnose hearing loss. Discusses treatment with medicine, hearing aids, or cochlear implant.
  89. Post-Polio Syndrome
  90. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Covers the four courses of MS: relapsing-remitting, secondary progressive, primary progressive, and progressive relapse. Discusses early and advanced symptoms. Also covers complications. Discusses diagnosis and treatment. Includes info on pregnancy and MS.
  91. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Discusses carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition caused by pressure on the median nerve. Covers causes and symptoms such as tingling or numbness in the hand, forearm, or wrist. Discusses what increases your risk. Covers nonsurgical and surgical treatment.
  92. Headaches in Children Discusses causes, symptoms, medicines, home treatment, triggers, and prevention tips for children's migraine and tension headaches.
  93. Tay-Sachs Disease Discusses Tay-Sachs disease, a genetic disorder in which little or no hex A enzyme is produced by the body. Discusses screening. Covers symptoms to watch for in babies and young children. Covers late-onset Tay-Sachs disease.
  94. Heavy Sweating
  95. Infantile Spasms (West Syndrome)
  96. Phantom Limb Pain and Chronic Pain
  97. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) Discusses benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). Distinguishes between dizziness and a feeling of spinning (vertigo). Covers how it is diagnosed. Discusses treatment with head exercises (Epley and Semont maneuvers) and medicines.
  98. Sleep Studies Describes various sleep studies used to diagnose sleep disorders. Discusses problems like snoring, sleep apnea, insomnia, and narcolepsy. Covers common sleep studies, including polysomnograms, multiple sleep latency tests, and the maintenance of wakefulness test.
  99. Ankylosing Spondylitis Discusses ankylosing spondylitis, a condition that causes pain, stiffness, and swelling in the spine. Covers causes and symptoms. Looks at treatment with conditioning exercises, medicines, and surgery. Offers home treatment tips.
  100. Congenital Hydrocephalus

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