What Conditions Do Neurologists Treat

What Conditions Do Neurologists Treat

Neurology is concerned with treating, and managing disorders related to our nervous system. Our system is divided into two parts central nervous system and peripheral nervous system.

Our nervous system commands our body for functions like movement, thoughts, and various automotive responses. This network of nerves and vessels plays a very important role in our functioning. Now we know the role of the central nervous system which includes our brain, spine, and nerves. Any change in the functioning of this system can take a huge toll on our daily routine. There are numbers of disorders and conditions which can affect our brain, and for the management of such one may need to seek the help of neurology specialist

Followed are some common signs & symptoms which can indicate neurological conditions & diseases, which can also affect our body movement, function, and even senses.

  • Weakness, numbness, tingling sensation, or paralysis
  • Difficulty in walking, abnormal walking, slowness of movement, or tremors in limbs
  • Difficulty in swallowing, or feeling of lump in throat
  • Loss of balance, consciousness, or staying unresponsive for period of time
  • Seizures, or uncontrollable shaking of limbs or forehead
  • Episodes of vertigo

Signs & Symptoms Which Affects our Senses Can Include:

  • Speech issues, delay or slurring of speech
  • Damage to the optic nerves can change in vision, double vision, or blindness
  • Hearing issues like sudden loss of hearing, or deafness

As per neurologist doctor in Delhi even if these symptoms last for shorter period of time, it’s necessary to reach for medical attention.

Common Neurological Conditions:

Brain Stroke: Stroke is life-threatening condition which requires early diagnosis. This is one of the most common conditions of our brain, but often results in death & disability. Hemorrhagic stroke & TIA are some other common kinds.

Parkinson’s Disease:  PD is caused by loss of nerve cells in our brain, this neurodegenerative disorder is progressive in nature, and often result in similar disorders like dementia. Mutation in genes, and central environmental conditions can result in Parkinson’s Disease.  

Dementia: Dementia is group of symptoms which affects our cognitive function like memory, social ability, and reasoning. It can be severe to mild, and often the symptom affects the daily routine function of the individual.

Alzheimer’s : This condition is type of dementia which also results in behavioral impairment, declining memory, and other cognitive functions. This neurodegenerative disorder results in shrinking of our brain.

Paralysis: Brain stroke is one of the major causes behind paralysis, but there are many other different kinds of paralysis like cerebral palsy, sleep paralysis, Bell ’s palsy, Todd’s paralysis. Management & treatment can differ for each.

Vertigo: Spinning sensation, or feeling of environment moving around you is described as vertigo, fear of heights is different from this brain disorder. This is mostly result of BPPV (change in your head position) or ear infection.

For different neurological conditions you can seek the guidance of the best neurologist in Delhi each of them has specialization on their own. For neuro-degenerative & headache disorders you can consult with Dr. Mukesh Kumar, Associated Director, Head of Parkinson’s Disease at Max Super Speciality Hospital in Delhi.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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