Chapters 7 - Neurological Disorders 01. Neurological disorders - Overview

01. Neurological disorders - Overview

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The study of neurological physiology would be of no practical value if it does not solve the problems of real life. The noble nervous system is protected, can be a victim of a multitude of diseases and conditions.

Prior knowledge of the affected anatomical structures and their functioning not only to explain the "failure" but also, and more importantly, it enables us to offer and consider therapeutic strategies and efficient and effective preventive measures to repair or at least avoid.

We will see in this chapter how an interruption of blood flow in a cerebral artery produces negative impact not only on the region but also the regions environment.

We'll talk about pain and explain how when someone has a heart problem he feels pain elsewhere.

We'll talk about myasthenia gravis and describe how major therapeutic means act to compensate for the lack of acetylcholine receptors at the neuromuscular junction.

We will talk about the pathophysiological substrate of epilepsy, to multiple sclerosis, aphasias. And two degenerative diseases whose consequences are horrible and devastating: Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease.


Chapters 7 - Neurological Disorders 01. Neurological disorders - Overview