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  1. Brain and Nervous System 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.
  2. Nervous System Problems Describes what happens when diseases or injuries affect thenervoussystem. 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.
  3. Speech Problems From Brain or NervousSystem Damage
  4. Childhood Central NervousSystem Germ Cell Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  5. Adult Central NervousSystem Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  6. Childhood Central NervousSystem Embryonal Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  7. Childhood Central NervousSystem Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  8. Peripheral Neuropathy
  9. Alcohol Effects on a Fetus
  10. Brain Aneurysm Briefly discusses brain aneurysm (also called cerebral aneurysm). Covers possible causes, including hardening ofthe arteries, hypertension, and smoking. Lists symptoms. Discusses treatment with surgery. Links to info on strokes.
  11. Chemo Brain
  12. Nicotine andtheBrain Learn why nicotine makes it hard to quit smoking and how it can be overcome.
  13. Traumatic Brain Injury
  14. Neurosyphilis
  15. Neurological Examination for Multiple Sclerosis
  16. 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.
  17. Deep Brain Stimulation
  18. Tourette's Disorder
  19. Dizziness: Lightheadedness and Vertigo
  20. Meningitis: Medicines for Pressure on theBrain
  21. Brain Aneurysm: Endovascular Embolization
  22. Depression: Balancing Brain Chemicals Learn how depression medicines balance chemicals in your brain to help you feel better.
  23. Social Anxiety Disorder
  24. Tourette's Disorder Tics
  25. Medicine for Tourette's Disorder
  26. 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.
  27. Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
  28. Childhood Brain Stem Glioma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  29. Myths About Tourette's Disorder
  30. Tourette's Disorder: Habit Reversal Training
  31. Tourette's Disorder: Tic Triggers
  32. Tourette's Disorder: Making Home and School Life Easier
  33. Bipolar Disorder in Children: School Issues
  34. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Caring for Your Baby
  35. Childhood Brainand Spinal Cord Tumors Treatment Overview (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  36. What Is a Stroke? Learn what a stroke is and what problems it can cause.
  37. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Signs That Your Child Needs to Be Evaluated
  38. Bipolar Disorder in Children: Other Health Problems That May Occur
  39. 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.
  40. Concussion
  41. Encephalitis
  42. Botulism
  43. Focal Epilepsy
  44. Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. Hemorrhagic Stroke
  49. Tremor
  50. Schizophrenia
  51. Stuttering
  52. Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia)
  53. Serotonin Syndrome
  54. 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.
  55. Diabetic Focal Neuropathy
  56. Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy
  57. Altitude Sickness
  58. West Nile Virus
  59. Labyrinthitis and Vestibular Neuritis
  60. Parkinson's Disease
  61. 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.
  62. Bell's Palsy
  63. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  64. Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy
  65. 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.
  66. Mad Cow Disease
  67. Parkinson-Plus Syndromes
  68. Congenital Hydrocephalus
  69. What Is a TIA? Learn about transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) and what the risks are when you have one.
  70. Spondylolisthesis
  71. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  72. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) Discusses transient ischemic attack (TIA), sometimes called a mini-stroke. Covers causes, including blood clot as a result of atherosclerosis. Looks at treatment with medicines, surgery, and lifestyle changes. Discusses prevention steps.
  73. Dyslexia
  74. Fainting
  75. 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.
  76. Kernicterus
  77. Carotid Artery Disease
  78. Anosmia
  79. Rabies
  80. Pinched Nerve In or Near the Elbow
  81. Morton's Neuroma
  82. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  83. Reye Syndrome
  84. Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  85. Restless Legs Syndrome
  86. 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.
  87. 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.
  88. 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.
  89. 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.
  90. Post-Polio Syndrome
  91. 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.
  92. 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.
  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, andthe 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. Lyme Disease Discusses Lyme disease, an infection spread by ticks. Includes info on deer ticks. Covers symptoms and Lyme disease tests. Covers treatment with antibiotics. Includes info on complications from not treating Lyme disease. Offers prevention tips.

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