What diseases or disorders affect the nervous system?
Brain and Nervous System. Brain and nervous system problems are common. These neurological disorders include multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, and stroke, and can affect memory and ability to perform daily activities.
What causes a nervous system disorder?
Some serious conditions, diseases, and injuries that can cause nervous system problems include: Blood supply problems (vascular disorders). Injuries (trauma), especially injuries to the head and spinal cord. Problems that are present at birth (congenital).
What are the most common neurological diseases?
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 is nervous disorder?
A neurological disorder is any disorder of the nervous system. Structural, biochemical or electrical abnormalities in the brain, spinal cord or other nerves can result in a range of symptoms. There are many recognized neurological disorders, some relatively common, but many rare.