Neurological Disorders

There are more than 600 neurological disorders that can affect the brain, spinal cord, and nervous system. These may disrupt memory, motor function, speech, and many other areas with a major impact your life.

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​​Teacher Reads to Students on Facebook Live 1 Day After Brain Surgery: 'I Wanted to See You'
"I just want you to know that I love you and I miss you," K.D. Meucci, a fourth-grade teacher in Pennsylvania, told her students during a Facebook Live video.
It Took 10 Years of Seizures for This Woman to Be Diagnosed With Epilepsy
This woman had her first major seizure when she was 24. Doctors said it was caused by an adverse reaction to medicine, but as the seizures continued to strike, she began to suspect something more serious.
What Causes Parkinson's Disease? 4 Risk Factors You Need to Know
No one knows exactly what causes Parkinson's disease, but it could be the result of your age, environment, genetics, and other factors.
Is Parkinson's Disease Hereditary? Here's Why You Shouldn't Panic About Your Genetic Risk
Genetic markers for Parkinson’s disease can run in families, but it’s rare to inherit the disease. Here’s what to consider if a parent or relative has Parkinson’s.
What Are the 5 Stages of Parkinson's Disease? Here's What Happens at Every Stage
Symptoms tend to come on slowly for most people, especially in early stage Parkinson's disease. Here's what to expect as the disease progresses.
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More Neurological Disorders

Does Parkinson's Disease Cause Dementia? Here's How It Could Impact Your Brain Health
Parkinson’s disease dementia can look different from person to person, but may cause hallucinations, confusion, agitation, and memory loss in later stages.