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What does a neurologist do?

A neurologist is a specialist physician who treats conditions like epilepsy that affect the nervous system, which includes the brain, spinal cord and nerves.

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You could have Parkinson’s disease symptoms in your 30s or 40s and not know it

It was a shock when Michael J. Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson's at 29. But it's believed that 1 in 10 people with the neurological disease is young. Here's what you need to know about the early signs of Parkinson's.

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Parkinson’s disease diagnosis

Parkinson’s disease is hard to diagnose and some symptoms are associated with other conditions. Learn how health professionals diagnose the disorder.

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Parkinson's disease

Parkinson’s disease results from damage to nerve cells in the brain, which impacts the smooth control of muscles and movement.

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Restless legs syndrome

Restless legs syndrome is a condition that can make it hard for you to sleep. Learn more about its symptoms and how to treat it at home.

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Dementia diagnosis

Confirming a diagnosis of dementia can be difficult, particularly when the condition is in its early stages. Find out how dementia is diagnosed.

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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.

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Brain tumour treatment

A brain tumours treatment depends on the tumour itself, your health and other factors. Learn more about the treatment options available for brain tumours.

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Guillain-Barre syndrome

Guillain-Barre Syndrome is an autoimmune disease that causes weakness, numbness or paralysis. Learn more about its symptoms and diagnosis.

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Absence seizures

Absence seizures are epileptic seizures that cause someone to stare into space and lose awareness for a few seconds. Find out more about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment here.

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