What are some common diseases of the nervous system?
Nervous system diseases
- Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease affects brain function, memory and behaviour.
- Bell’s palsy. Bell’s palsy is a sudden weakness or paralysis of facial muscles on one side of the face.
- Cerebral palsy.
- Motor neurone disease (MND)
- Multiple sclerosis (MS)
- Parkinson’s disease.
What are some common brain diseases?
According to the American Brain Foundation, these are the most common categories of brain disease, along with other neurological disorders:
- Autoimmune Diseases.
- Autism and Neural Development Diseases.
- Movement Disorders.
- Neuromuscular Diseases.
- Seizure Disorders.
- Stroke and Vascular Diseases.
What are the signs and symptoms of neurological disorder?
Physical symptoms of neurological problems may include the following:
- Partial or complete paralysis.
- Muscle weakness.
- Partial or complete loss of sensation.
- Difficulty reading and writing.
- Poor cognitive abilities.
- Unexplained pain.
- Decreased alertness.
What is a CNS disorder?
Central nervous system diseases, also known as central nervous system disorders, are a group of neurological disorders that affect the structure or function of the brain or spinal cord, which collectively form the central nervous system (CNS).