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Paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/paraneoplastic-syndromes/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355691

Feb 20th, 2020 - Diagnosis To diagnose paraneoplastic syndrome of the nervous system, your doctor will need to conduct a physical exam and order blood tests. He or she may also need to request a spinal tap or imaging tests. Because paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system are associated with cancer, your doctor may also perform certain cancer screening tests based on your age. Clinical exam Your doctor or...

Progressive supranuclear palsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/progressive-supranuclear-palsy/symptoms-causes/syc-20355659

Feb 6th, 2020 - Overview Cause of supranuclear palsy Cause of supranuclear palsy Deterioration of cells in the brainstem, cerebral cortex, cerebellum and basal ganglia — a cluster of cells deep within your brain — is what causes the coordination and movement issues of progressive supranuclear palsy. Progressive supranuclear palsy is an uncommon brain disorder that causes serious problems with walking, balance ...

Progressive supranuclear palsy - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/progressive-supranuclear-palsy/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355668

Feb 6th, 2020 - Progressive supranuclear palsy care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Specialists trained in neurology, speech pathology and movement disorders work together to diagnose and treat people with progressive supranuclear palsy at Mayo Clinic. Advanced diagnosis and treatment. Mayo Clinic specialists have experience identifying speech problems that are a very early feature of progressive su...

Thunderclap headaches - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thunderclap-headaches/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378366

Feb 3rd, 2020 - Diagnosis The following tests are commonly used to try to determine the cause of a thunderclap headache. CT scan of the head. CT scans take X-rays that create slice-like, cross-sectional images of your brain and head. A computer combines these images to create a full picture of your brain. Sometimes an iodine-based dye is used to augment the picture. Spinal tap (lumbar puncture). The doctor rem...

Angelman syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/angelman-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20355621

Feb 3rd, 2020 - Overview Angelman syndrome is a genetic disorder. It causes delayed development, problems with speech and balance, intellectual disability, and sometimes, seizures. People with Angelman syndrome often smile and laugh frequently, and have happy, excitable personalities. Developmental delays, which begin between about 6 and 12 months of age, are usually the first signs of Angelman syndrome. Seizu...

Thunderclap headaches - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thunderclap-headaches/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20378370

Feb 3rd, 2020 - Thunderclap headache care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors and researchers have extensive experience in diagnosing and treating all types of headaches, including thunderclap headaches. The doctors trained in nervous system disorders (neurologists) include internationally recognized researchers in the treatment and prevention of headaches. Teams of doctors work toget...

Restless legs syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/restless-legs-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20377168

Jan 20th, 2020 - Overview Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a condition that causes an uncontrollable urge to move your legs, usually because of an uncomfortable sensation. It typically happens in the evening or nighttime hours when you're sitting or lying down. Moving eases the unpleasant feeling temporarily. Restless legs syndrome, also known as Willis-Ekbom disease, can begin at any age and generally worsens a...

Restless legs syndrome - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/restless-legs-syndrome/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20377180

Jan 20th, 2020 - Restless legs syndrome care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in nervous system disorders (neurologists), sleep disorders and movement disorders all work together to provide you with the best possible care. The team approach used at Mayo Clinic means that doctors from several specialties share their expertise to identify other medical conditions that might a...

Restless legs syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/restless-legs-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20377174

Jan 20th, 2020 - Diagnosis Your doctor will take your medical history and ask for a description of your symptoms. A diagnosis of RLS is based on the following criteria, established by the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group: You have a strong, often irresistible urge to move your legs, usually accompanied by uncomfortable sensations. Your symptoms start or get worse when you're resting, such as sit...

Stroke - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stroke/symptoms-causes/syc-20350113

Jan 16th, 2020 - Overview A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted or reduced, preventing brain tissue from getting oxygen and nutrients. Brain cells begin to die in minutes. A stroke is a medical emergency, and prompt treatment is crucial. Early action can reduce brain damage and other complications. The good news is that many fewer Americans die of stroke now than in the past...

Stroke - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stroke/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350122

Jan 16th, 2020 - Stroke care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic's world-renowned stroke teams include doctors trained in blood vessel and brain conditions (cerebrovascular neurologists), brain blood vessel imaging (endovascular surgical neuroradiologists), blood vessel brain surgery (vascular neurosurgeons), physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatrists), emergency medicine, and other su...

Stroke - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stroke/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350119

Jan 16th, 2020 - Diagnosis Things will move quickly once you get to the hospital, as your emergency team tries to determine what type of stroke you're having. That means you'll have a CT scan or other imaging test soon after arrival. Doctors also need to rule out other possible causes of your symptoms, such as a brain tumor or a drug reaction. Some of the tests you may have include: Stroke consultation Stroke c...

Autonomic neuropathy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/autonomic-neuropathy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369836

Jan 15th, 2020 - Diagnosis Autonomic neuropathy is a possible complication of a number of diseases, and the tests you'll need depend on your symptoms and risk factors for autonomic neuropathy. When you have known risk factors for autonomic neuropathy If you have conditions that increase your risk of autonomic neuropathy, such as diabetes, and have symptoms of the condition, your doctor will perform a physical e...

Autonomic neuropathy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/autonomic-neuropathy/symptoms-causes/syc-20369829

Jan 15th, 2020 - Overview Autonomic neuropathy occurs when the nerves that control involuntary bodily functions are damaged. It can affect blood pressure, temperature control, digestion, bladder function and even sexual function. The nerve damage interferes with the messages sent between the brain and other organs and areas of the autonomic nervous system, such as the heart, blood vessels and sweat glands. Whil...

Migraine - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/migraine-headache/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20360215

Jan 15th, 2020 - Migraine care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team The doctors trained in nervous system disorders (neurologists) include internationally recognized researchers in the treatment and prevention of migraines. Teams of doctors work together to bring you the best possible treatment for your migraines. Your care team of experts collaborates to provide you with the benefit of each specialist's k...

Migraine - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/migraine-headache/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20360207

Jan 15th, 2020 - Diagnosis If you have migraines or a family history of migraines, a doctor trained in treating headaches (neurologist) will likely diagnose migraines based on your medical history, symptoms, and a physical and neurological examination. If your condition is unusual, complex or suddenly becomes severe, tests to rule out other causes for your pain might include: MRI. An MRI scan uses a powerful ma...

Migraine - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/migraine-headache/symptoms-causes/syc-20360201

Jan 15th, 2020 - Overview A migraine can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head. It's often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Migraine attacks can last for hours to days, and the pain can be so severe that it interferes with your daily activities. For some people, a warning symptom known as an aura occurs before or with the ...

Schizophrenia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/schizophrenia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354449

Jan 6th, 2020 - Diagnosis Diagnosis of schizophrenia involves ruling out other mental health disorders and determining that symptoms are not due to substance abuse, medication or a medical condition. Determining a diagnosis of schizophrenia may include: Physical exam. This may be done to help rule out other problems that could be causing symptoms and to check for any related complications. Tests and screenings...

Schizophrenia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/schizophrenia/symptoms-causes/syc-20354443

Jan 6th, 2020 - Overview Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder in which people interpret reality abnormally. Schizophrenia may result in some combination of hallucinations, delusions, and extremely disordered thinking and behavior that impairs daily functioning, and can be disabling. People with schizophrenia require lifelong treatment. Early treatment may help get symptoms under control before serious co...

Pleurisy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pleurisy/symptoms-causes/syc-20351863

Jan 2nd, 2020 - Overview Pleurisy Pleurisy Pleurisy occurs when the pleura — a membrane consisting of a layer of tissue that lines the chest cavity and a layer of tissue that surrounds the lungs — becomes inflamed, causing chest pain. Pleurisy (PLOOR-ih-see) is a condition in which the pleura — two large, thin layers of tissue that separate your lungs from your chest wall — becomes inflamed. Also called pleuri...