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Brain and Nervous System Conditions

Understanding how your brain and nervous system function can help you recognize the symptoms of conditions that affect them. Learn about diagnostic tests, associated diseases, and treatment options.
Examining a brain scan
Empty Sella Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Brain doctor talking to chlid and mother
Craniopharyngioma: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
A doctor viewing a scan of the human brain
What Is the BRAIN Initiative Mapping Project?
Two brains in communication
Science Behind the Social Brain of Humans
Woman's feet in pink socks sticking out from under a blanket
Paresthesia: Why Your Body Parts Tingle and Fall Asleep
Brain scan images captured via MRI.
Causes and Prevention of Seizures
Patient with a respiratory mask on operating table
What Is General Anesthesia?
Doctor reviewing brain MRI with patient
Responsive Neurostimulation (RNS) System for Epilepsy
Daith Piercing as a Controversial, Alternative Migraine Therapy
Daith Piercing for Migraine
I hope this works
Sumatriptan for Acute Migraine Treatment
Newborn with Mom in NICU
Nonketotic Hyperglycinemia: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Serious doctor examining brain scan
Neurologist: Expertise, Specialities, and Training
Pediatrician checking reflexes of girl in examination room
Your Body's Natural and Automatic Reflexes
Brain x-ray with neurons
NMDA Receptors and How They're Involved in Disease
Advanced contemporary intensive treatment
Overview of the Specialized Neuro-ICU
Couple embracing
Where Is Love Located in the Brain?
illustration of the brain
Shrinking Hippocampus and Alzheimer's Disease
Serious neurologist discusses MRI scan with patient
Understanding Consciousness With Science
Female patient having eye tested in hospital
Horner Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
Human Brain
The Frontal Lobes and Their Function
Brain and Nerve Cells
What You Need to Know About the Nervous System
Baby test
Dravet Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Taking Zoming to Prevent Menstrual Migraine
Zolmitriptan (Zolmitriptan) for Migraine Treatment
Girl with Rett Syndrome
Rett Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Teacher helping elementary school student with classwork
The Symptoms and Treatment of Aphasia
Cerebrospinal fluid, artwork
Understanding the Spinal Cord and Motor Neuron Diseases
Glial cells illustration
What Are Glial Cells and What Do They Do?
Good job son
5 Controversies Surrounding Autism
brain scan
The Blood-Brain Barrier: Anatomy, Function, and Treatment
blurry city skyline
Migraine With Aura: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Woman holding her head
Amnesia Overview: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Brain disease diagnosis with medical doctor seeing Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) film diagnosing elderly ageing patient neurodegenerative illness problem for neurological medical treatment
Types of Traumatic Brain Injury
Man with a numb foot
Causes of Numbness and Tingling
Mediterranean diet
How Healthy Fats Can Nourish an Aging Brain
What Is Your Migraine Experience?
What Is Your Migraine Profile?
Child having tantrum
How to Calm a Child With Autism
Embrace Watch for Seizures
The Embrace Watch for Monitoring Epilepsy Seizures
Group of children on the playground
Social Stories for Kids With Autism
Onfi (Clobazam): Uses and Side Effects
Tensilon test
Tensilon Test: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, Results
Patient in intensive care unit
What It Means to Be in a Coma
Doctor conversing with patient about heart
Should a Patent Foramen Ovale be Closed?
An older woman looking at the window, remembering
Learn All About the Anatomy of Your Memory
patient in the emergency room with signs of internal bleeding
Internal Bleeding: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications
Illustration of a colorful brain made from cogs, lightening bolts, and clouds
The Science of Emotions of the Brain
hypothalamus
Hypothalamus Regions and Function in the Body
Brain head scan
Functions of the Limbic System
Mother and son talking
Understanding Developmental Dyspraxia
Testing the Babinski relfex on a baby.
Strange Reflexes and What They Say About Your Health
Fenfluramine for Treatment of Epilepsy
Fenfluramine for Treating Epilepsy Seizures
Intractable epilepsy
Intractable Epilepsy: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Lonely middle school student in cafeteria
Social Motivation and Autism
VNS therapy
Vagal Nerve Stimulator for Epilepsy Seizure Prevention
Myoclonic Epilepsy: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Doctor examining man with colleague
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome and Dopamine Medications
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
The 7 Best Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Groups of 2021
Seizure dog
How Seizure Dogs Help People With Epilepsy
Cross section biomedical illustration of cerebral shunt with valve inserted in brain of boy
Shunt Placement for Hydrocephalus or Water on the Brain
Holding Stomach
Cerebral Palsy: Causes and Risk Factors
Physical therapist examining boy (6-7), studio shot, close up
Cerebral Palsy: Signs, Symptoms and Complications