Motor neurone disease (MND)
Motor neurone disease is a condition which causes weakness in the muscles that gets worse and eventually leads to paralysis. Learn more about its symptoms and diagnosis.
Nervous system diseases
Problems of the nervous system include Alzheimer's, Bell's palsy, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, neurofibromatosis, Parkinson's, sciatica and shingles.
The neuromuscular system includes all the muscles in the body and the nerves serving them. Learn more about how it works and related diseases.
How to prepare your home if you have a chronic disease or serious illness
This page includes information on home modifications, medical equipment at home, telephone services, emergency call systems and sources of funding.
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.
Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)
Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) includes problems with sucking, swallowing, drinking, chewing, eating, dribbling, or closing the lips. Find out more here.
Dysarthria occurs when the muscles you use to breath and speak are weakened or paralysed, making your speech slurred and hard to understand. Speech therapy can help make your speech clearer.