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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  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. Fetal Alcohol Effects: Behavior and Learning Problems
  10. Alcohol Effects on a Fetus
  11. Neurosyphilis
  12. 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.
  13. Tourette's Disorder
  14. Neurological Examination for Multiple Sclerosis
  15. Tourette's Disorder Tics
  16. Social Anxiety Disorder
  17. Medicine for Tourette's Disorder
  18. Dizziness: Lightheadedness and Vertigo
  19. Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
  20. 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.
  21. Myths About Tourette's Disorder
  22. Tourette's Disorder: Habit Reversal Training
  23. Tourette's Disorder: Tic Triggers
  24. Bipolar Disorder in Children: School Issues
  25. Tourette's Disorder: Making Home and School Life Easier
  26. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Caring for Your Baby
  27. 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.
  28. Bipolar Disorder in Children: Other Health Problems That May Occur
  29. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Signs That Your Child Needs to Be Evaluated
  30. 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.
  31. Parkinson-Plus Syndromes
  32. 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.
  33. Focal Epilepsy
  34. Schizophrenia
  35. Stuttering
  36. 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.
  37. Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
  38. Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia)
  39. Botulism
  40. Diabetic Focal Neuropathy
  41. 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.
  42. Encephalitis
  43. Serotonin Syndrome
  44. Rabies
  45. Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  46. Dyslexia
  47. Altitude Sickness
  48. Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy
  49. 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.
  50. Fainting
  51. Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA)
  52. Acute Flaccid Myelitis
  53. Speech and Language Development: Red Flags
  54. Tremor
  55. Traumatic Brain Injury
  56. Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
  57. Spondylolisthesis
  58. Kernicterus
  59. Hemorrhagic Stroke
  60. What Is a Stroke? Learn what a stroke is and what problems it can cause.
  61. West Nile Virus
  62. Carotid Artery Disease
  63. Labyrinthitis and Vestibular Neuritis
  64. Parkinson's Disease
  65. 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.
  66. Anosmia
  67. Concussion
  68. 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.
  69. 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.
  70. Restless Legs Syndrome
  71. 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.
  72. Bell's Palsy
  73. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  74. Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy
  75. 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.
  76. 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.
  77. Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
  78. Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome
  79. Alcohol Misuse and Dependence
  80. Post-Polio Syndrome
  81. 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.
  82. Mad Cow Disease
  83. 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.
  84. Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  85. Reye Syndrome
  86. Pinched Nerve In or Near the Elbow
  87. Headaches in Children Discusses causes, symptoms, medicines, home treatment, triggers, and prevention tips for children's migraine and tension headaches.
  88. 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.
  89. 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.
  90. Morton's Neuroma
  91. 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.
  92. 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.
  93. 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 and the treatment for it. Includes info on the shingles vaccine.
  94. Heavy Sweating
  95. Infantile Spasms (West Syndrome)
  96. Pudendal Neuralgia
  97. Phantom Limb Pain and Chronic Pain
  98. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  99. 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.
  100. 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.

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