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Brain And Nerves

Adenosine (Exercise Stress Test)
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia among older people. Dementia is a brain disorder that seriously affects a person's ability to carry out...
Clinical Trials
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a nervous system disease that attacks nerve cells called neurons in your brain and spinal cord. These neurons transmit messages...
Clinical Trials
Aphasia is a disorder caused by damage to the parts of the brain that control language. It can make it hard for you to read, write, and say what you mean to...
Brachytherapy
Treatment for AVMs can include surgery or focused radiation therapy. Because surgery can be risky, you and your...
Clinical Trials
Is it hard for your child to sit still? Does your child act without thinking first? Does your child start but not finish things? If so, your child may have...
Clinical Trials
Your autonomic nervous system is the part of your nervous system that controls involuntary actions, such as the beating of your heart and the widening or...
Acupuncture
If you've ever groaned, "Oh, my aching back!", you are not alone. Back pain is one of the most common medical problems, affecting 8 out of 10 people at some...
Clinical Trials
Bell's palsy is the most common cause of facial paralysis. It usually affects just one side of the face. Symptoms appear suddenly and are at their worst about...
Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)
signs and symptoms. These can include A droopy eyelid Double vision or other changes in vision Pain...
Abnormal Liver Enzymes (Liver Blood Tests)
The brain is the control center of the body. It controls thoughts, memory, speech, and movement. It regulates the function of many organs. When the brain...
Brachytherapy
and biopsy. Treatment options include watchful waiting, surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and targeted therapy. Targeted therapy uses substances...
Arthritis Physical And Occupational Therapy
swelling due to certain diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Women are with a physical exam and special nerve tests. Treatment includes resting...
Electromyogram
When you play the piano or hit a tennis ball you are activating the cerebellum. The cerebellum is the area of the brain that controls coordination and balance....
Brachytherapy
Brain tumors are abnormal growths inside the skull. They are among the most common types of childhood cancers. Some are benign tumors, which aren't cancer....
Brain Wave Test (Eeg - Electroencephalogram)
A coma is a deep state of unconsciousness. An individual in a coma is alive but unable to move or respond to his or her environment. Coma may occur as...
C-Reactive Protein Test (Crp)
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic pain condition. It causes intense pain, usually in the arms, hands, legs, or feet. It may happen move the affected body part The cause of CRPS is unknown. There is no specific diagnostic test....
Botox To Treat Multiple Sclerosis (Ms)
Degenerative nerve diseases affect many of your body's activities, such as balance, movement, talking, breathing, and heart function. Many of these diseases are genetic....
Autopsy
Dementia is the name for a group of symptoms caused by disorders that affect the brain. It is not a specific disease. People with dementia may not be able to...
Blepharospasm Treatment, Botox (Botox Treatment)
contractions. There is no cure. Doctors use medicines, Botox injections, surgery, physical therapy, and other treatments to reduce or eliminate muscle...
Cat Scan
Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain. Usually the cause is a viral infection, but bacteria can also cause it. It can be mild or severe. Most cases are mild....
Cat Scan
Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes people to have recurring seizures. The seizures happen when clusters of nerve cells, or neurons, in the brain send out...
Flu Vaccination
is triggered by an infection, surgery, or a vaccination. The first symptom is usually weakness or a...
Echogram (Ultrasound)
Your mind works a lot like a computer. Your brain puts information it judges to be important into "files." When you remember something, you pull up a file....
Echogram (Ultrasound)
Meningitis is inflammation of the thin tissue that surrounds the brain and spinal cord, called the meninges. There are several types of meningitis. The most common...
Acupuncture
If you suffer from migraine headaches, you're not alone. About 12 percent of the U.S. population gets them. Migraines are recurring attacks of moderate...
Deep Brain Stimulation
Imagine if parts of your body moved when you didn't want them to. If you have a movement disorder, you experience these kinds of impaired movement. Dyskinesia...
Allergy, Skin Test (Skin Test For Allergy)
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. It damages the myelin sheath, the material that surrounds and protects...
Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)
weaker. Common symptoms are trouble with eye and eyelid movement, facial expression and swallowing. But it can or add healthy antibodies from donated blood. Sometimes surgery to take out the thymus gland helps. For...
Brachytherapy
to move a body part Treatments include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, biologic therapy, or a combination. Biologic therapy...
Lp (Lumbar Puncture)
The brain, spinal cord, and nerves make up the nervous system. Together they control all the workings of the body. When something goes wrong with a part...
Botox To Treat Multiple Sclerosis (Ms)
Examples of neuromuscular disorders include Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Multiple sclerosis Myasthenia gravis Spinal muscular atrophy Many neuromuscular diseases...
Deep Brain Stimulation
of medicines sometimes help symptoms dramatically. Surgery and deep brain stimulation (DBS) can help severe cases. With DBS, electrodes...
Cataract Surgery
Your peripheral nerves are the ones outside your brain and spinal cord. Like static on a telephone line, peripheral nerve disorders distort or interrupt the...
Nerve Blocks
Your peripheral nerves are the ones outside your brain and spinal cord. Like static on a telephone line, peripheral nerve disorders distort or interrupt the...
Flu Vaccination
symptoms, they may include fever, fatigue, nausea, headache, flu-like symptoms, stiff neck and back, and pain...
Home Pregnancy Tests (Pregnancy Test)
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) causes a powerful urge to move your legs. Your legs become uncomfortable when you are lying down or sitting. Some people describe...
Abnormal Liver Enzymes (Liver Blood Tests)
Reye syndrome is a rare illness that can affect the blood, liver, and brain of someone who has recently had a viral infection. It always follows another illness....
Epilepsy Treatment
Seizures are symptoms of a brain problem. They happen because of sudden, abnormal electrical activity in the brain. When people think of seizures, they often...
Biological Therapy
Is it hard for you to fall asleep or stay asleep through the night? Do you wake up feeling tired or feel very sleepy during the day, even if you have had...
Pre-Op Questions (Surgery Questions)
Children vary in their development of speech and language skills. Health professionals have milestones for what's normal. These milestones help determine if a...
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri Scan)
Your spinal cord is a bundle of nerves that runs down the middle of your back. It carries signals back and forth between your body and your brain. It is protected...
Bad Cholesterol Test (Cholesterol Test)
A stroke is a medical emergency. Strokes happen when blood flow to your brain stops. Within minutes, brain cells begin to die. There are two kinds of stroke....
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri Scan)
Syringomyelia is a rare disorder that causes a cyst to form in your spinal cord. This cyst, called a syrinx, gets bigger and longer over time, destroying part of the...
Echogram (Ultrasound)
Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) causes pain in the arm, shoulder, and neck. It happens when the nerves or blood vessels just below your neck are compressed, or...
Echogram (Ultrasound)
A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a stroke that comes and goes quickly. It happens when the blood supply to part of the brain stops briefly. Symptoms...
Botox To Treat Multiple Sclerosis (Ms)
caused by problems such as Parkinson's disease Dystonia Multiple sclerosis Stroke Traumatic brain injury Alcohol abuse and withdrawal...
Botox To Treat Multiple Sclerosis (Ms)
the largest nerves in the head. Tumors and multiple sclerosis can also cause TN, but in some cases...
Botox To Treat Multiple Sclerosis (Ms)
as Parkinson's disease Diseases such as arthritis or multiple sclerosis Vision or balance problems Treatment of walking problems...
Allergy, Skin Test (Skin Test For Allergy)
risk. There are no specific vaccines or treatments for human WNV disease. mosquitoes out NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases...