Neurologic Definition, Conditions, Disorders

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Neurologic Definition – “A neurological disorder is any disorder of the nervous system. Structural, biochemical or electrical abnormalities in the brain, spinal cord or other nerves can result in a range of symptoms. Examples of symptoms include paralysis, muscle weakness, poor coordination, loss of sensation, seizures, confusion, pain and altered levels of consciousness.”

 

Neurological disorders list

There are more than 600 diseases of the nervous system, such as brain tumors, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and stroke. According to the University of California, San Francisco, there are more than 600 neurological disorders.

  • Migraines.
  • Epilepsy.
  • Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Parkinson’s disease.
  • Brain Tumors.
  • Neurological Infections

 

Causes of Neurological disorders –

The specific causes of neurological problems vary, but can include genetic disorders, congenital abnormalities or disorders, infections, lifestyle or environmental health problems including malnutrition, and brain injury, spinal cord injury or nerve injury.

 

Signs of Neurological disorders –

  • Paralysis
  • Muscle weakness
  • Poor Coordination
  • Seizures
  • loss of Sensation

 

Testing and Treatment for Neurological Disorders

  • Blood tests
  • Biopsies
  • Brain Mapping
  • Neuropsychological testing
  • Deep Brain Stimulation

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