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Dr Diana Andreeva
Specialist Neurologist
Diseases
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Neurological diseases are disorders of the brain, spinal cord and nerves throughout your body. 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 neurological diseases. Major types include:

Headaches such as migraine, cluster or tension headache, trigeminal neuralgia

Dizziness and vertigo

Seizure disorders such as epilepsy

Stroke (cerebrovascular and transient ischemic attack)

Peripheral nervous system disorders such as diabetic polyneuropathy, myasthenia gravis

Movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Pain associated with neurological disorder including lower back, neck and wrist pain such as carpal tunnel syndrome

Dementia such as Alzheimer's disease

Cranial nerve disorders (Bellís palsy)

Tumors of the nervous system such as brain tumors

Head, brain and spinal cord injuries

Encephalopathy

Spinal cord disorders including spinal pathology, injury, inflammation such as tropical spastic paraparesis, transversal myelitis

Multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases

Brain damage

Brain dysfunction such as aphasia (language), dysarthria (speech), apraxia (patterns or sequences of movements), agnosia (identifying things/people), amnesia (memory)

Sleep disorders

Infections of the brain or spinal cord such as meningitis

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Revised: 01 September 2014