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Neurologic Diseases

Also called: Nervous system diseases 

Summary

The brain, spinal cord, and nerves make up the nervous system. Together they control all the workings of the body. When something goes wrong with a part of your nervous system, you can have trouble moving, speaking, swallowing, breathing, or learning. You can also have problems with your memory, senses, or mood.

There are more than 600 neurologic diseases. Major types include

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  • Arachnoid Cysts From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Available in Spanish
  • Neurotoxicity From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary
  • Paresthesia From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Available in Spanish

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