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Neurological Diseases

There are a wide variety of neurological diseases affecting the brain and nervous system. Understanding the specifics can help you navigate diagnostic tests and choose the best course of treatment.
Huntington's disease begins with thinking problems
Huntington's Disease: Signs, Symptoms, Complications
Huntington's Disease Leads to Dementia
Huntington's Disease: Overview and More
Huntington's disease is hereditary
Diagnosis of Huntington's Disease
meningoencephalitis treatment with acyclovir
Meningoencephalitis: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
Encephalopathy can occur in military personnel and football players
Encephalopathy: Overview and More
Muscle Weakness
Myasthenia Gravis: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications
patient's test results
Susac Syndrome: Overview and More
Doctor viewing brain scans
Chiari Malformation: Overview and More
Physical therapy after encephalitis
Encephalitis: Overview and More
Rib pain
Intercostal Neuralgia: Overview and More
Child in wheelchair and woman enjoying a day out
Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Coping, Support, and Living Well
Is it possible to live indepentently with spinal musclar atrophy?
Living Independently With Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Ways to Stay Active With Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Ways to Stay Active With Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Photo of a woman stretching her median nerve.
Nerve Flossing In Physical Therapy
Lumbar injection
Spinraza (Nusinersen): Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, Precautions
Lyme disease testing
Lyme Neuroborreliosis: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
Elderly man examined by an ophthalmologist
Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder: Causes and Risk Factors
Neuromyelitis optica syndrome disorder
How Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Is Treated
Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder
How Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Is Diagnosed
Optician looking into patients eyes
Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications
Boy getting an eye exam at the optician
Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Midsection Of Woman Holding Her Arm While Standing Against White Background
Parsonage-Turner Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Coping
eastern equine encephalitis affects both horses and humans
Eastern Equine Encephalitis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Ophthalmologist checking eyesight of patient
Posterior Cortical Atrophy: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Boy in a wheelchair with his mom
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA): Causes and Risk Factors
Muslim woman drinking sports drink after working out in park on fall afternoon
Dysgeusia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Dyskinesia diagnosis
Dyskinesia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Mother helping daughter with homework
Landau-Kleffner Syndrome: Overview and More
Myelin degeneration
Demyelination: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
Female Doctor Visiting Mother And Daughter Lying In Bed In Hospital Ward
Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM): Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
A forgetful man trying to remember something
Understanding the Psychiatric Aspects of Liver Disease
Newborn with Mom in NICU
Nonketotic Hyperglycinemia: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Girl with Rett Syndrome
Rett Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Mom caring for son with ALS
Caring for Someone With ALS
Doctor explaining report on tablet computer to family in clinic
CIPA Disease: When a Person Can't Feel Pain
Teen with Juvenile Huntington's Disease
Juvenile Huntington's Disease: Symptoms and Treatment
Man with Huntington's disease watching his daughter on swing along with wife
Drugs to Treat Huntington's Disease
Niemann-Pick Disease Symptoms
What Is Niemann-Pick Disease?
Man holding leg
Causes and Treatment of Benign Fasciculation Syndrome
A woman patient talking to her doctor
Somatic Symptom Disorder: Overview and More
Doctor and patient talking about his options
Lou Gehrig's Disease or ALS Life Expectancy
parotid gland illustration
Frey Syndrome or Gustatory Sweating Overview
Doctor talking to senior woman lying in hospital bed
Delirium: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Coping
Doctor examining senior patients hand in office.
Guillain-Barré Treatment and Recovery
Nurse with stethoscope taking elderly patient's blood pressure
Medical Tests for Measuring Dysautonomia
Doctor listening to a woman's lungs
How Doctors Diagnose Guillain-Barré Syndrome
Person working with a physical therapist on their legs
Managing the Symptoms of ALS to Improve Quality of Life
Man lying on couch with closed eyes
Overview of Balint's Syndrome
Close up of elderly mand with hands on his knees
Identifying and Managing Essential Tremor
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Understanding Dysautonomia
Treatments for Myasthenia Gravis
dizzy tree on the blue sky with beautiful autumn colors
Overview and Types of Episodic Ataxia
Cropped Hands On Wall
Causes and Consequences of Benign Essential Tremor
woman rubbing her foot
Introduction to Guillain-Barre Syndrome
ALS Management
Managing Breathing and Feeding Problems in ALS
Sad woman in bed text messaging
Myopathy Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
Human brain, illustration
Disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction
Essential tremor gets worse as we age.
Coping with and Treating Essential Tremor
Mitochondria TEM
MELAS Syndrome Symptoms and Treatment
Man with muscle cramp
Kennedy Disease vs ALS