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  1. Brain and Nervous System Includes info on dizziness, lightheadedness, and vertigo. Also has links to multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and Alzheimer's disease as well as information on diabetic neuropathy and seizures.
  2. Speech Problems From Brain or NervousSystem Damage
  3. Nervous System Problems Describes what happens when diseases or injuries affect thenervoussystem. Covers emergency symptoms like loss of consciousness, seizure, or confusion or behavior changes. Includes interactive tool to help you decide when to call a doctor.
  4. Peripheral Neuropathy
  5. Childhood Central NervousSystem Germ Cell Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  6. Childhood Central NervousSystem Embryonal Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  7. Childhood Central NervousSystem Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  8. Alcohol Effects on a Fetus
  9. Neurosyphilis
  10. Neurological Examination for Multiple Sclerosis
  11. Brain Aneurysm Briefly discusses brain aneurysm (also called cerebral aneurysm). Covers possible causes, including hardening ofthe arteries, hypertension, and smoking. Lists symptoms. Discusses treatment with surgery. Links to info on strokes.
  12. Dizziness: Lightheadedness and Vertigo
  13. Traumatic Brain Injury
  14. Chemo Brain
  15. Bipolar Disorder Looks at illness that causes extreme mood swings, ranging from mania (feeling overly energetic) to depression. Also called manic-depressive disorder. Covers treatment with counseling and medicines like mood stabilizers, antipsychotics, and antidepressants.
  16. Nicotine andtheBrain Learn why nicotine makes it hard to quit smoking and how it can be overcome.
  17. Tourette's Disorder
  18. Deep Brain Stimulation
  19. Social Anxiety Disorder
  20. Tourette's Disorder Tics
  21. Medicine for Tourette's Disorder
  22. Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens Discusses symptoms of bipolar disorder in children and teens. Covers frequent and extreme mood swings ranging from being overly energetic to depression. Covers treatment with counseling and medicines.
  23. Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
  24. Myths About Tourette's Disorder
  25. Tourette's Disorder: Habit Reversal Training
  26. Meningitis: Medicines for Pressure on theBrain
  27. Brain Aneurysm: Endovascular Embolization
  28. Depression: Balancing Brain Chemicals Learn how depression medicines balance chemicals in your brain to help you feel better.
  29. Tourette's Disorder: Tic Triggers
  30. Tourette's Disorder: Making Home and School Life Easier
  31. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Caring for Your Baby
  32. Childhood Brain Stem Glioma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  33. Adult Brain Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  34. Bipolar Disorder in Children: School Issues
  35. What Is a Stroke? Learn what a stroke is and what problems it can cause.
  36. Concussion
  37. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Signs That Your Child Needs to Be Evaluated
  38. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Should I Take Medicine for OCD? Guides through decision to take medicine to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Explains symptoms of OCD. Describes most common types of medicines used and other treatments. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you decide.
  39. Hemorrhagic Stroke
  40. Stroke Discusses ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, and TIA (transient ischemic attack). Describes stroke symptoms and importance of acting fast if symptoms develop. Covers stroke treatment and prevention.
  41. Bipolar Disorder in Children: Other Health Problems That May Occur
  42. Childhood Brainand Spinal Cord Tumors Treatment Overview (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  43. Parkinson-Plus Syndromes
  44. Focal Epilepsy
  45. Congenital Hydrocephalus
  46. Panic Disorder: Should I Take Medicine? Describes panic disorder and its risks. Discusses types of medicines used to treat panic disorder, as well as reactions to medicines. Covers what to expect if you need them and don't take them. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  47. Botulism
  48. Epilepsy Covers different types of epilepsy and its causes. Addresses complications of seizures and lists risk factors. Guides through decision regarding when to call doctor. Covers exams/tests, treatments, medicines, and surgeries. Provides home treatment tips.
  49. Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
  50. What Is a TIA? Learn about transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) and what the risks are when you have one.
  51. Schizophrenia
  52. Encephalitis
  53. Stuttering
  54. Tremor
  55. Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia)
  56. Migraine Headaches Discusses possible causes and symptoms of migraine headaches. Covers common warning signs like the aura, nausea, and light sensitivity. Discusses tests used to diagnose migraines. Offers home treatment advice and discusses treatment with medicine.
  57. Rabies
  58. Diabetic Focal Neuropathy
  59. Serotonin Syndrome
  60. Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy
  61. Altitude Sickness
  62. Acute Flaccid Myelitis
  63. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) Discusses transient ischemic attack (TIA), sometimes called a mini-stroke. Covers causes, including blood clot as a result of atherosclerosis. Looks at treatment with medicines, surgery, and lifestyle changes. Discusses prevention steps.
  64. West Nile Virus
  65. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  66. Diabetic Neuropathy Discusses diabetic neuropathy, nerve disease caused by diabetes. Covers the three types: peripheral, autonomic, and focal. Discusses symptoms of each type. Covers diagnostic tests. Includes info on treatment with medicines, physical therapy, and TENS.
  67. Labyrinthitis and Vestibular Neuritis
  68. Parkinson's Disease
  69. Bell's Palsy
  70. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  71. Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy
  72. Mad Cow Disease
  73. Tension Headaches Covers causes and symptoms of tension headaches. Looks at managing headaches with over-the-counter and prescription medicines. Includes stress reduction and getting sleep and exercise. Includes getting treatment for depression or anxiety.
  74. Fainting
  75. Depression Discusses causes and symptoms like sadness and feelings of helplessness. Covers related illnesses like bipolar disorder and SAD. Looks at treatment with medicines, counseling, and lifestyle choices. Discusses suicidal thoughts and when to call a doctor.
  76. Dyslexia
  77. Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome
  78. Spondylolisthesis
  79. Kernicterus
  80. Carotid Artery Disease
  81. Anosmia
  82. Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
  83. Pinched Nerve In or Near the Elbow
  84. Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome
  85. Morton's Neuroma
  86. Dementia Discusses causes of dementia, which include strokes, tumors, or Alzheimer's disease. Covers symptoms like memory loss and forgetfulness. Covers how dementia is diagnosed. Looks at treatment options. Covers issues for caregivers.
  87. Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  88. Restless Legs Syndrome
  89. Sciatica Covers causes of sciatica such as a bulging or ruptured disc, spinal stenosis, and bone spurs. Looks at symptoms such as pain in your back or buttocks. Includes treatment with a cold pack, medicines, and exercises to relieve pain.
  90. Hearing Loss Includes info on hearing loss. Discusses causes and symptoms like tinnitus, muffled hearing, and vertigo. Covers exams and tests used to diagnose hearing loss. Discusses treatment with medicine, hearing aids, or cochlear implant.
  91. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  92. Reye Syndrome
  93. Post-Polio Syndrome
  94. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Covers the four courses of MS: relapsing-remitting, secondary progressive, primary progressive, and progressive relapse. Discusses early and advanced symptoms. Also covers complications. Discusses diagnosis and treatment. Includes info on pregnancy and MS.
  95. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Discusses carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition caused by pressure on the median nerve. Covers causes and symptoms such as tingling or numbness in the hand, forearm, or wrist. Discusses what increases your risk. Covers nonsurgical and surgical treatment.
  96. Tay-Sachs Disease Discusses Tay-Sachs disease, a genetic disorder in which little or no hex A enzyme is produced by the body. Discusses screening. Covers symptoms to watch for in babies and young children. Covers late-onset Tay-Sachs disease.
  97. Autism Discusses autism, an autism spectrum disorder (once known as a pervasive developmental disorder). Looks at signs of autism, including problems talking or repetitive behaviors. Covers behavioral and physical exams used to diagnose autism. Covers treatment options.
  98. Shingles Discusses shingles, a condition caused by the virus that causes chickenpox (herpes zoster). Discusses who is most likely to get it. Describes how shingles rash causes pain andthe treatment for it. Includes info on the shingles vaccine.
  99. Phantom Limb Pain and Chronic Pain
  100. Heavy Sweating

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