Nervous system diseases
Find out more about specific nervous system diseases, including signs and symptoms of particular conditions, how they are diagnosed and where to go for support.
Motor neurone disease (MND)
Motor neurone disease is a condition that causes weakness in the muscles, leading eventually to paralysis. Learn about the symptoms and diagnosis.
The neuromuscular system includes all the muscles in the body and the nerves serving them. Learn more about how it works and related diseases.
Links to trusted information about psychosomatic disorders.
Links to trusted information about speech problems.
Trusted information about movement disorders from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on neurological conditions and cervical dystonia.
Trusted information about memory disorders from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on memory loss and amnesia.
Links to trusted information about coma.
A healthy brain is quick and efficient. Problems like inflammation, loss of brain cells, tumours, trauma and age-related diseases can change that. Learn more.
What causes epilepsy?
Epilepsy can be caused by anything that can damage the brain such as a head injury. Learn more about the different common causes for epilepsy.