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Nervous system diseases

The nervous system helps all parts of the body communicate effectively. There are two parts of the nervous system – central and peripheral.

Problems of the nervous system include multiple sclerosis (MS), Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, shingles and stroke.

Follow the links below to find trusted information about nervous system diseases.

Last reviewed: February 2014

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Friedreich ataxia | myVMC

Friedreich ataxia is a disease of the central nervous system

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Parkinson's Disease (Video) | myVMC

Parkinsons disease impairs the brain and central nervous system. Parkinsons symptoms include shaking hands.

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Neuromuscular system

Huntington’s disease, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and other disorders.

Read more on Better Health Channel website

Brain Foundation | Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis Description Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a debilitating disease, which affects the central nervous system

Read more on Brain Foundation website

Rabies | myVMC

Rabies is a viral disease of the central nervous system (CNS); it is one of the oldest and most feared diseases reported in medical literature

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Peripheral Neuropathies | myVMC

Peripheral neuropathies are a group of disorders affecting the peripheral nervous system, or nerves outside the brain and central nervous system.

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Central Nervous System (CNS) | myVMC

The central nervous system consists of neurons which transmit signals between the brain and cells in other organs and glial cells which protect neurons.

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Cerebral Lymphoma | myVMC

Cerebral lymphomas involve the central nervous system (CNS)

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Multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, neurodegenerative condition that affects the central nervous system (CNS).

Read more on WA Health website

Phenobarbitone Elixir 15mg/5mL | myVMC

Phenobarbitone Elixir is used to treat epileptic seizures and as a sedative. It is a central nervous system depressant.

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