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Neurological Disorders Symptoms, Causes, and Effects




Nerves, spinal cord, and the brain make up a nervous system. Together they control all the functions of our body. When something went wrong with a part of our nervous system, we can have trouble speaking, moving, breathing, swallowing, or learning. We can also have problems with our mood or sense. 

According to the University of California, there are more than six hundred neurological disorders. People with central nervous system diseases can contact or book online appointment with neurologist through Spirals Care. 

Common types of neurological disorders

In recognizing the symptoms of neurological conditions, it is first necessary to distinguish the various types of neurological diseases. There are a number of neurological disorders, including; 

· Epilepsy 

· Alzheimer's disease 

· Multiple sclerosis 

· Migraines 

· Parkinson's disease 

If you have had any of these or other problems associated with the central nervous system, your GP can recommend you to see or book an online appointment with a neurologist. 


The WHO reports that various types of neurological diseases affect millions of people worldwide, including 326 million who suffer from migraines and 24 million who experience Alzheimer's disease. 

Causes of neurological diseases

The primary causes of such dysfunction can be quite diverse. The brain and spinal cord are insulated by numerous membranes that can be vulnerable to pressure and force. The peripheral nerves can also be susceptible to damage. Such disorders can affect a single neuron or an entire neurological pathway. 

A neurological disorder can occur from several causes, including; 

· Infections 

· Lifestyle-related causes 

· Genetics 

· Environmental influences 

· Nutrition-related causes 

· Physical injuries 

Signs of neurological disorders

The signs of such disorders can vary depending upon the type of disease and the specific area of our body that is affected. Book an online appointment with a neurologist if you experience any emotional or physical symptoms of neurological disorders.  

Emotional symptoms

  • Depression 
  • Mood swings 
  • Delusions 
  • Sudden outbursts 

These symptoms can also indicate some other physical or psychological disorders. Please contact or book online appointment with a neurologist to get confirmation about your disease. 

Physical symptoms of neurological disorders

  • Muscle weakness 
  • Partial or complete paralysis 
  • Seizures 
  • Loss sensation 
  • Difficulty reading and writing 
  • Unexplained pain 
  • Poor cognitive disease 
  • Decreased alertness 

Short-term and long-term effects of neurological disorders

If left, they can cause a number of severe damages or conditions. The short and long-term results of neurological disorders can vary depending upon the disorder's type and severity. About fifty percent of people with multiple sclerosis experience depression at least once in their life. The University of Miami Health System (MHS)reports that the signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease become severe over time, as it is a progressive disease. 

You should seek urgent medical help or book online appointment with neurologist if you are suffering from a neurological disorder. 

Neurological disorders and depression

Neurological disorders and depression are often interrelated. Due to the debilitating nature of depression, people who suffer from it and neurological disorders may find recovery difficult without professional assistance.