What is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system?
Inflammatory brain disease, also referred to as inflammatory disease of the central nervous system (CNS), is a condition where the brain and/or spinal cord become inflamed.
Inflammation in the brain causes irritation and swelling of brain tissue or blood vessels.
Brain inflammation can occur for a variety of reasons.
What happens if your central nervous system is damaged?
Most neurons in the central nervous system cannot repair or renew themselves, unlike other cells in the body. So, if some die through illness or damage, the nervous system can permanently lose some of its abilities. If neurons die through illness or damage, the nervous system can permanently lose some of its abilities.
What are the most common neurological disorders?
Neurologists and neurosurgeons at Norton Neuroscience Institute treat a full range of common neurological disorders.
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Alzheimer’s disease.
- Back pain.
- Bell’s palsy.
- Birth defects of the brain and spinal cord.
- Brain injury.
- Brain tumor.
- Cerebral palsy.
What are the top 3 common nervous system disorders?
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 symptoms signal nervous system problems?
Signs and symptoms of nervous system disorders
- Persistent or sudden onset of a headache.
- A headache that changes or is different.
- Loss of feeling or tingling.
- Weakness or loss of muscle strength.
- Loss of sight or double vision.
- Memory loss.
- Impaired mental ability.
- Lack of coordination.