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We found 409 results for Disorders of the Brain and Nervous System
  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. Speech Problems From Brain or NervousSystem Damage
  3. 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.
  4. Peripheral Neuropathy
  5. Adult Central NervousSystem Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  6. Childhood Central NervousSystem Germ Cell Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  7. Childhood Central NervousSystem Embryonal Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  8. Childhood Central NervousSystem Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  9. Alcohol Effects on a Fetus
  10. Neurosyphilis
  11. Neurological Examination for Multiple Sclerosis
  12. 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.
  13. Dizziness: Lightheadedness and Vertigo
  14. Traumatic Brain Injury
  15. Chemo Brain
  16. Nicotine andtheBrain Learn why nicotine makes it hard to quit smoking and how it can be overcome.
  17. 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.
  18. Tourette's Disorder
  19. Deep Brain Stimulation
  20. Tourette's Disorder Tics
  21. Social Anxiety Disorder
  22. Medicine for Tourette's Disorder
  23. Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
  24. 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.
  25. Myths About Tourette's Disorder
  26. Tourette's Disorder: Habit Reversal Training
  27. Meningitis: Medicines for Pressure on theBrain
  28. Brain Aneurysm: Endovascular Embolization
  29. Depression: Balancing Brain Chemicals Learn how depression medicines balance chemicals in your brain to help you feel better.
  30. Tourette's Disorder: Tic Triggers
  31. Tourette's Disorder: Making Home and School Life Easier
  32. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Caring for Your Baby
  33. Childhood Brain Stem Glioma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  34. Bipolar Disorder in Children: School Issues
  35. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Signs That Your Child Needs to Be Evaluated
  36. What Is a Stroke? Learn what a stroke is and what problems it can cause.
  37. Concussion
  38. 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.
  39. Hemorrhagic Stroke
  40. 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.
  41. Bipolar Disorder in Children: Other Health Problems That May Occur
  42. Childhood Brainand Spinal Cord Tumors Treatment Overview (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  43. Parkinson-Plus Syndromes
  44. Congenital Hydrocephalus
  45. What Is a TIA? Learn about transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) and what the risks are when you have one.
  46. Focal Epilepsy
  47. 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.
  48. Encephalitis
  49. 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.
  50. Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
  51. Botulism
  52. Schizophrenia
  53. 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.
  54. Stuttering
  55. Tremor
  56. Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia)
  57. Diabetic Focal Neuropathy
  58. 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.
  59. Serotonin Syndrome
  60. Rabies
  61. Altitude Sickness
  62. Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy
  63. Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA)
  64. Acute Flaccid Myelitis
  65. West Nile Virus
  66. Labyrinthitis and Vestibular Neuritis
  67. Parkinson's Disease
  68. 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.
  69. Bell's Palsy
  70. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  71. Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy
  72. Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  73. Mad Cow Disease
  74. 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.
  75. Dyslexia
  76. 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.
  77. Fainting
  78. Speech and Language Development: Red Flags
  79. Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
  80. Spondylolisthesis
  81. Kernicterus
  82. Carotid Artery Disease
  83. Anosmia
  84. Restless Legs Syndrome
  85. 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.
  86. 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.
  87. Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
  88. 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.
  89. Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome
  90. Post-Polio Syndrome
  91. 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.
  92. Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  93. Reye Syndrome
  94. Pinched Nerve In or Near the Elbow
  95. 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.
  96. 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.
  97. Morton's Neuroma
  98. 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.
  99. Degenerative Disc Disease Covers causes and symptoms of changes in your spinal discs as you age. Includes changes that can result in back or neck pain, osteoarthritis, herniated disc, and spinal stenosis. Looks at treatment with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
  100. Shingles Discusses shingles, a condition caused by the virus that causes chickenpox (herpes zoster). Discusses who is most likely to get it. Describes how shingles rash causes pain andthe treatment for it. Includes info on the shingles vaccine.

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