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Neurological Disorders/Diseases

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Neurological disorders are diseases of the central and autonomic nervous systems -- brain, spine and the nerves that connect them & other nerves.

  • There are more than 600 diseases & disorders of the nervous system, such as brain tumors, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease and stroke as well as less familiar ones such as frontotemporal dementia.

Major types include

  • Diseases caused by faulty genes, such as Huntington's disease and muscular dystrophy
  • Problems with the way the nervous system develops, such as spina bifida
  • Degenerative diseases, where nerve cells are damaged or die, such as Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease
  • Diseases of the blood vessels that supply the brain, such as stroke
  • Injuries to the spinal cord and brain
  • Seizure disorders, such as epilepsy
  • Cancer, such as brain tumors
  • infections, such as meningitis

Conditions such as:

Links to Additional Reading:

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  • This project is found under the “Death by Natural Causes” heading.