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brain and nervous system

Brain and Nervous System
October 7, 2019

Could you have undiagnosed Asperger’s syndrome?

Asperger’s syndrome is a developmental disorder where you struggle with communication and behavioural problems. Asperger’s falls on the autism spectrum.
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Brain and Nervous System
August 9, 2019

What is dystonia?

Dystonia contractions cause your body to twist involuntarily, creating abnormal postures and uncontrollable, repetitive movements. There are different kinds of dystonia, depending on how many muscles are affected.
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Brain and Nervous System
August 9, 2019

What is cerebral palsy?

Any abnormality or damage to the development of those parts of the brain controlling movement can result in difficulty in maintaining posture and balance. This is the 101 on cerebral palsy.
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Brain and Nervous System
June 17, 2019

The diet that can decrease your risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer's disease is a neurological disorder in which the death of brain cells causes memory loss and cognitive decline. Can this diet help to decrease your risk of getting Alzheimer’s?
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Brain and Nervous Systemepilepsy
May 13, 2019

What are absence seizures?

An absence seizure is where you experience a short period of “blanking out” or staring into space.. The seizures usually last for such a short time that no-one notices them, even the person who just had it.
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Brain and Nervous System
May 12, 2019

Why are your hands shaking?

Everyone, regardless of age, can have a tremor. Hunger, fatigue, anxiety, and more often than not, anger or rage can all cause a trembling hand. We often describe these as “the shakes”. But a tremor that doesn’t go away, even after you’ve eaten or had a chance to calm down, is one to be investigated.
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