Nervous and endocrine system illness (Neurodegenerative diseases (Multiple…
Nervous and endocrine system illness
Destruction of neurons in cerebral cortex
Causes: Memory loss, confusion, reduces motor skills...
Disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body.
Caused by: Destruction of myelin sheats
Symptoms: Loss of mobility and eventually, total disability
A progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement.
Causes: Muscle stiffness, tremors...
Caused by: Infectious protein called prions
Symptoms: Memory loss,behavioural changes...
A rare, degenerative, fatal brain disorder
Group of diseases caused by inflammation of the brain
Symptoms: High fever,stiff neck,headache, seizures...
Inflammation of the meninges
Caused by: viral or bacterial infection
Can cause: irreversible brain damage
Traumatic injuries and cerebrovascular accidents
Caused by: Blows of the skull or spinal column
Can cause: Permanent , irreversible damage of the brain or spinal column
Most common cause of: Paraplegia and tetrapegia
Caused by: Cerebral haemorrhages or thrombosis.
Cause: Loss of brain functions and hemiplegia.
Appears first three years of life and it affects the brain's normal development of communication and social skills
Temporary or permanent mood disorder
Charactericed by: unhappiness, hopelessness...
Mental disorder and causes a distorted perception of reality