Organic Brain Syndrome risks
Organic Brain Syndrome

  • Pseudobulbar palsy is an inability to control the muscles in the face. It can have a large impact on a person's ability to speak.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A cerebrovascular accident is the medical term for a stroke. A stroke is when blood flow to a part of your brain is stopped either by a blockage or a rupture of a blood vessel. Learn the signs of a stroke, and the importance of getting treatment q...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system. MS can cause varying symptoms that appear with a wide range of severity, from mild discomfort to complete disability.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Meningitis can affect you differently depending on your age. Learn more about the symptoms and risk factors for each age group.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A lumbar puncture is a medical procedure usually performed to obtain a sample of cerebrospinal fluid. The procedure is sometimes referred to as a spinal tap.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Multi-infarct dementia (MID) is loss of brain function caused by a series of small strokes. A stroke (also called a brain infarct) occurs when the blood flow to any part of the brain is interrupted or blocked. Blood carries oxygen to the brain, an...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Huntington's disease is a hereditary condition in which your brain's nerve cells gradually break down. It can cause physical and psychological symptoms.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Endocarditis, also known as infective endocarditis, is a condition in which your heart's inner lining is inflamed. Learn about causes and symptoms.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is a neurological disorder that causes dementia. It is characterized by walking abnormalities, cognitive dysfunction (i.e., dementia), and urinary incontinence. NPH is relatively rare. According to the Hydroceph...
    Source:HLCMS
  • An arrhythmia occurs when electrical impulses, which direct and regulate heartbeats, don't function properly. Heart arrhythmias are common and usually harmless.
    Source:HLCMS
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