What Causes Neurological Disorders and What Are Their Symptoms?

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According to a document published by World Health Organization and World federation of Neurology, it is estimated that approximately 30 million people suffer from some form of neurological disorders. An expert neurologist stated that there are more than 600 neurological disorders that commonly affect and disturb the functioning of brain, nerves, spinal cord and central nervous system. Some of the most common physical and emotional symptoms include muscle weakness, poor coordination, loss of sensation, confusion, mood swing, difficulty in speaking, swallowing, moving, breathing, seizures, altered levels of consciousness, blurry vision, headache, depression and many more.

What Causes a Neurological Disorder?
If you or any one you know is suffering from any above mentioned symptoms then you should know about the things that cause neurological dysfunction. Their symptoms and the causes can be diverse in different people. There are number of causes that lead neurological dysfunction such as unhealthy lifestyle, inadequate nutrient intake, infections, genetics, environmental influence, physical injuries, social stigma, discrimination and many more. 

What Are the Types of Neurological Disorders?
1.Stroke- 
Stroke is one of the most common neurological disorders that damage the brain cells. Stroke attacks occur due to blood clot or blocked blood vessel. Some of the common symptoms of stroke are- dizziness, severe headache, trouble in understanding or speaking, loss of balance, problem in walking, numbness in the arm, face or leg. 
2.Migraine-
Migraine is one of the chronic and debilitating neurological disorders that causes and frequent headache. The intensity of the headache may range from moderate to severe and also last for many days. Its symptoms include- nausea, vomiting, trouble in vision and sensitivity to sound, light and smells.
3.Brain tumor-
Brain tumor also comes under the category of neurological disorder. It happens when the abnormal cells in the brain grow rapidly. Tumor can be either cancerous or non cancerous (benign). Its symptoms include- headache, impaired thinking, mood swings, weakness, nausea, poor cognitive abilities, and difficulty in walking, talking and seeing.
4. Multiple Sclerosis-
Multiple sclerosis is a disorder that affects central part of the nervous system i.e. the brain and spinal cord. Its common symptoms include- weakness of muscles, numbness, and trouble in vision, impaired thinking and memory. 
5.Spinal Cord Disorders-
There are various factors that contribute to spinal cord disorder. It might due to injury, blocked blood supply, tumor or infections. Its symptoms include partial or complete paralysis, severe back pain, weakness, changes in behavior, loss of bowel control, etc.

What are Their Treatment-
The treatment of neurological disorder depends on the severity and the part of the body it affects. Its symptoms may also vary from person to person and the severity of the problem. So it is necessary to know the major factors contributing to the problems, symptoms, preventive measures and the treatment process. Many of the neurological disorders can be treated with medication, lifestyle changes, physiotherapy, neurorehabilitation, pain management etc. In some cases patient may require to undergo surgery or operation. If left untreated, the disorder can cause serious complexities. So it is important to seek medical assistance before it is too late. 

If you have experienced any above mentioned signs and symptoms, then do not delay in consulting neurologist. Book your appointment online or give us a missed call at 9555203000 to get best medical assistance right away. 
 "Stay informed, Stay Healthy"


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