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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
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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...

External compression headaches - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/external-compression-headaches/symptoms-causes/syc-20372326

Dec 27th, 2019 - Overview External compression headaches can occur when something worn on your head puts continuous pressure on your forehead or scalp. They often occur in people required to wear certain headwear, such as helmets or goggles, for their work or sports activities. Sometimes an external compression headache is called "swim-goggle headache" or "football-helmet headache" or another name that refers t...

External compression headaches - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/external-compression-headaches/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372328

Dec 27th, 2019 - Treatment To end your headache, remove the headwear that's causing the pressure. Further treatment is rarely needed. If you have a history of migraines, wearing tight headwear may trigger an attack that requires migraine medication for relief. Clinical trials Explore Mayo Clinic studies testing new treatments, interventions and tests as a means to prevent, detect, treat or manage this disease. ...

Syringomyelia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/syringomyelia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354775

Dec 16th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will ask about your medical history and do a complete physical examination. In some cases, syringomyelia might be discovered incidentally during a spine MRI or CT scan conducted for other reasons. If your doctor suspects syringomyelia, you'll likely undergo tests such as: MRI. An MRI of your spine and spinal cord is the most reliable tool for diagnosing syringomyelia. An M...

Syringomyelia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/syringomyelia/symptoms-causes/syc-20354771

Dec 16th, 2019 - Overview Syringomyelia cyst (syrinx) in the spinal cord Syringomyelia cyst (syrinx) in the spinal cord Syringomyelia develops when cerebrospinal fluid, which usually flows around the outside of your brain and spinal cord, collects inside your spinal cord and forms a fluid-filled cyst (syrinx). Syringomyelia (sih-ring-go-my-E-lee-uh) is the development of a fluid-filled cyst (syrinx) within your...

Corticobasal degeneration - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/corticobasal-degeneration/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20475446

Dec 10th, 2019 - Diagnosis A diagnosis of corticobasal degeneration is made based on your signs and symptoms. However, your signs and symptoms could be due to another degenerative disease such as progressive supranuclear palsy, Alzheimer's disease, Pick's disease and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Researchers are looking at whether positron emission tomography (PET) and single-photon emission computerized tomograph...

Optic neuritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/optic-neuritis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354958

Dec 9th, 2019 - Diagnosis You're likely to see an ophthalmologist for a diagnosis, which is generally based on your medical history and an exam. The ophthalmologist likely will perform the following eye tests: A routine eye exam. Your eye doctor will check your vision and your ability to perceive colors and measure your side (peripheral) vision. Ophthalmoscopy. During this examination, your doctor shines a bri...

Serotonin syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/serotonin-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20354758

Dec 9th, 2019 - Overview Serotonin syndrome occurs when you take medications that cause high levels of the chemical serotonin to accumulate in your body. Serotonin is a chemical your body produces that's needed for your nerve cells and brain to function. But too much serotonin causes signs and symptoms that can range from mild (shivering and diarrhea) to severe (muscle rigidity, fever and seizures). Severe ser...

Antisocial personality disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/antisocial-personality-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353934

Dec 9th, 2019 - Diagnosis People with antisocial personality disorder are unlikely to believe they need help. However, they may seek help from their primary care provider because of other symptoms such as depression, anxiety or angry outbursts or for treatment of substance misuse. People with antisocial personality disorder may not provide an accurate account of signs and symptoms. A key factor in diagnosis is...

Optic neuritis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/optic-neuritis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354953

Dec 9th, 2019 - Overview Optic nerve Optic nerve The optic nerve is a bundle of nerve fibers that serves as the communication cable between your eyes and your brain. The nerve fibers have a special coating called myelin. Optic neuritis occurs when swelling (inflammation) damages the covering (myelin) of the optic nerve. The optic nerve is a bundle of nerve fibers that transmits visual information from your eye...

Rabies - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rabies/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351826

Dec 5th, 2019 - Diagnosis At the time a rabid animal bites you, there's no way to know whether the animal has transmitted the rabies virus to you. For this reason, treatment to prevent the rabies virus from infecting your body is recommended if the doctor thinks there's a chance you have been exposed to the virus. Treatment Once a rabies infection is established, there's no effective treatment. Though a small ...

Rabies - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rabies/symptoms-causes/syc-20351821

Dec 5th, 2019 - Overview Rabies is a deadly virus spread to people from the saliva of infected animals. The rabies virus is usually transmitted through a bite. Animals most likely to transmit rabies in the United States include bats, coyotes, foxes, raccoons and skunks. In developing countries of Africa and Southeast Asia, stray dogs are the most likely to spread rabies to people. Once a person begins showing ...

Head and neck cancers - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/head-and-neck-cancers/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354174

Nov 21st, 2019 - Head and neck cancer care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic experts offer compassionate, comprehensive care to those with head and neck cancers, including those with: Skull base tumors Pituitary tumors Esthesioneuroblastoma Nasopharyngeal cancer Nasal cavity cancer Paranasal sinus cancer Floor of mouth cancer Lip cancer Mouth cancer Salivary gland cancer Tongue cancer Soft palate cancer Tonsil cancer ...

Breast cancer - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352475

Nov 21st, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosing breast cancer Core needle biopsy Core needle biopsy A core needle biopsy uses a long, hollow tube to extract a sample of tissue. Here, a biopsy of a suspicious breast lump is being done. The sample is sent to a laboratory for testing. Breast MRI Breast MRI During a breast MRI, you lie on your stomach on a padded scanning table. Your breasts fit into a hollow depression in t...

Schizoaffective disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/schizoaffective-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354509

Nov 8th, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder involves ruling out other mental health disorders and concluding that symptoms are not due to substance use, medication or a medical condition. Determining a diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder 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. T...

Schizoaffective disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/schizoaffective-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20354504

Nov 8th, 2019 - Overview Schizoaffective disorder is a mental health disorder that is marked by a combination of schizophrenia symptoms, such as hallucinations or delusions, and mood disorder symptoms, such as depression or mania. The two types of schizoaffective disorder — both of which include some symptoms of schizophrenia — are: Bipolar type, which includes episodes of mania and sometimes major depression ...

Frontotemporal dementia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/frontotemporal-dementia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354745

Nov 4th, 2019 - Frontotemporal dementia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Teamwork At Mayo Clinic, an integrated team of doctors trained in nervous system conditions (neurologists), nervous system and mental health conditions (neuropsychologists), nervous system conditions and radiology (neuroradiologists), speech and language (speech-language pathologists), sleep medicine, and physical medicine a...

Frontotemporal dementia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/frontotemporal-dementia/symptoms-causes/syc-20354737

Nov 4th, 2019 - Overview Frontotemporal dementia is an umbrella term for a group of uncommon brain disorders that primarily affect the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain. These areas of the brain are generally associated with personality, behavior and language. In frontotemporal dementia, portions of these lobes shrink (atrophy). Signs and symptoms vary, depending on which part of the brain is affected. S...

Frontotemporal dementia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/frontotemporal-dementia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354741

Nov 4th, 2019 - Diagnosis There's no single test for frontotemporal dementia. Doctors look for signs and symptoms of the disease and try to exclude other possible causes. The disorder can be especially challenging to diagnose early because symptoms of frontotemporal dementia often overlap with those of other conditions. Blood tests To help rule out other conditions, such as liver or kidney disease, your doctor...

Nonulcer stomach pain - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nonulcer-stomach-pain/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20375715

Oct 22nd, 2019 - Diagnosis Endoscopy Endoscopy Endoscopy An endoscopy procedure involves inserting a long, flexible tube (endoscope) down your throat and into your esophagus. A tiny camera on the end of the endoscope lets your doctor examine your esophagus, stomach and the beginning of your small intestine (duodenum). Your doctor will likely review your signs and symptoms and perform a physical examination. A n...

Nonulcer stomach pain - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nonulcer-stomach-pain/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20375721

Oct 22nd, 2019 - Nonulcer stomach pain care at Mayo Clinic Nonulcer stomach pain care at Mayo Clinic For decades, Mayo Clinic has been a world leader in providing comprehensive, state-of-the-art care for patients with digestive system complaints. Doctors across the three Mayo Clinic campuses treat more than 8,500 people with nonulcer dyspepsia each year. Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, specialists in...

Yips - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/yips/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20379024

Oct 14th, 2019 - Treatment Because the yips may be related to overuse of specific muscles, a change of technique or equipment may help. Possible strategies include: Change your grip. This technique works for many golfers, because it changes the muscles you use to make your putting stroke. Use a different putter. A longer putter allows you to use more of your arms and shoulders and less of your hands and wrists ...

Toe walking - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/toe-walking/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378414

Oct 14th, 2019 - Diagnosis Toe walking can be observed during a physical exam. In some cases, the doctor may do a gait analysis or an exam known as electromyography (EMG). During an EMG, a thin needle with an electrode is inserted into a muscle in the leg. The electrode measures the electrical activity in the affected nerve or muscle. If the doctor suspects a condition such as cerebral palsy or autism, he or sh...

Toe walking - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/toe-walking/symptoms-causes/syc-20378410

Oct 14th, 2019 - Overview Walking on the toes or the balls of the feet, also known as toe walking, is fairly common in children who are just beginning to walk. Most children outgrow it. Kids who continue toe walking beyond the toddler years often do so out of habit. As long as your child is growing and developing normally, toe walking is unlikely to be a cause for concern. Toe walking sometimes can result from ...

Neuroblastoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/neuroblastoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351022

Oct 8th, 2019 - Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose neuroblastoma include: Physical exam. Your child's doctor conducts a physical exam to check out any signs and symptoms. The doctor will ask you questions about your child's habits and behaviors. Urine and blood tests. These may indicate the cause of any signs and symptoms your child is experiencing. Urine tests may be used to check for high levels...

Neuroblastoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/neuroblastoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20351017

Oct 8th, 2019 - Overview Adrenal glands Adrenal glands Perched atop each of your kidneys, your adrenal glands produce hormones that help regulate your metabolism, immune system, blood pressure and other essential functions. Neuroblastoma is a cancer that develops from immature nerve cells found in several areas of the body. Neuroblastoma most commonly arises in and around the adrenal glands, which have similar...

Neuroblastoma - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/neuroblastoma/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20351025

Oct 8th, 2019 - Neuroblastoma care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic Children's Center, you can expect the best care for your child from our multispecialty team of pediatric experts. Pediatric oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and surgeons work as a multidisciplinary team to care for children with neuroblastoma. Other providers are included as needed. Advanced diagnosis an...

Schizotypal personality disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/schizotypal-personality-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353924

Oct 7th, 2019 - Diagnosis People with schizotypal personality disorder may seek help from their primary care doctor because of other symptoms, such as anxiety, depression or problems coping with frustration, or for treatment of substance misuse. After a physical exam to help rule out other medical conditions, your primary care doctor may refer you to a mental health professional for further evaluation. Diagnos...

Ramsay Hunt syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ramsay-hunt-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20351783

Sep 30th, 2019 - Overview Facial nerve Facial nerve The nerve that controls your facial muscles passes through a narrow corridor of bone on its way to your face. Ramsay Hunt syndrome (herpes zoster oticus) occurs when a shingles outbreak affects the facial nerve near one of your ears. In addition to the painful shingles rash, Ramsay Hunt syndrome can cause facial paralysis and hearing loss in the affected ear. ...

Pinched nerve - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pinched-nerve/symptoms-causes/syc-20354746

Sep 25th, 2019 - Overview Pinched nerve due to herniated disk Pinched nerve due to herniated disk A herniated disk in your lower spine may "pinch" a nerve root, causing pain that radiates down the back of your leg (sciatica). Pinched median nerve Pinched median nerve A pinched median nerve in your wrist can lead to pain, numbness and weakness in your hand and fingers (carpal tunnel syndrome). A pinched nerve oc...

Sciatica - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sciatica/symptoms-causes/syc-20377435

Sep 25th, 2019 - Overview Sciatic nerve Sciatic nerve The sciatic nerves branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg. Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve, which branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg. Typically, sciatica affects only one side of your body. Sciatica most commonly occurs when a herniat...

Sciatica - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sciatica/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20377441

Sep 25th, 2019 - Diagnosis During the physical exam, your doctor may check your muscle strength and reflexes. For example, you may be asked to walk on your toes or heels, rise from a squatting position and, while lying on your back, lift your legs one at a time. Pain that results from sciatica will usually worsen during these activities. Imaging tests Many people have herniated disks or bone spurs that will sho...

Chiari malformation - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chiari-malformation/symptoms-causes/syc-20354010

Sep 11th, 2019 - Overview Chiari malformation Chiari malformation In Chiari malformation surgery, doctors remove a small section of bone at the back of your skull to make room for part of your brain (cerebellum) and relieve pressure on your brainstem, cerebellum and spinal cord. Chiari malformation (kee-AH-ree mal-for-MAY-shun) is a condition in which brain tissue extends into your spinal canal. It occurs when ...

Cervical dystonia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cervical-dystonia/symptoms-causes/syc-20354123

Sep 11th, 2019 - Overview Cervical dystonia, also called spasmodic torticollis, is a painful condition in which your neck muscles contract involuntarily, causing your head to twist or turn to one side. Cervical dystonia can also cause your head to uncontrollably tilt forward or backward. A rare disorder that can occur at any age, cervical dystonia most often occurs in middle-aged people, women more than men. Sy...

Chiari malformation - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chiari-malformation/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354017

Sep 11th, 2019 - Chiari malformation care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists), brain and nervous system surgery (neurosurgeons), and brain and nervous system conditions in children (pediatric neurologists and pediatric neurosurgeons) work together with other specialists to diagnose Chiari malformation and determine the most ...

Chiari malformation - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chiari-malformation/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354015

Sep 11th, 2019 - Diagnosis To diagnose your condition, your doctor will review your medical history and symptoms and conduct a physical examination. Your doctor will also order imaging tests to diagnose your condition and determine its cause. Tests may include: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). An MRI is often used to diagnose Chiari malformation. An MRI uses powerful radio waves and magnets to create a detaile...

Thoracic outlet syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thoracic-outlet-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353994

Sep 11th, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosing thoracic outlet syndrome can be difficult because the symptoms and their severity can vary greatly among people with the disorder. To diagnose thoracic outlet syndrome, your doctor may review your symptoms and medical history and conduct a physical examination. Physical examination. Your doctor will perform a physical examination to look for external signs of thoracic outle...

Pseudotumor cerebri - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pseudotumor-cerebri/symptoms-causes/syc-20354031

Sep 10th, 2019 - Overview Pseudotumor cerebri (SOO-doe-too-mur SER-uh-bry) occurs when the pressure inside your skull (intracranial pressure) increases for no obvious reason. It's also called idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Symptoms mimic those of a brain tumor. The increased intracranial pressure can cause swelling of the optic nerve and result in vision loss. Medications often can reduce this pressure a...

Headaches in children - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/headaches-in-children/symptoms-causes/syc-20352099

Aug 29th, 2019 - Overview Headaches in children are common and usually aren't serious. Like adults, children can develop different types of headaches, including migraines or stress-related (tension) headaches. Children can also have chronic daily headaches. In some cases, headaches in children are caused by an infection, high levels of stress or anxiety, or minor head trauma. It's important to pay attention to ...

Headaches in children - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 29th, 2019 - Diagnosis To learn about the nature of your child's headache, your doctor will likely look to: Headache history. Your doctor asks you and your child to describe the headaches in detail, to see if there's a pattern or a common trigger. Your doctor may also ask you to keep a headache diary for a time, so you can record more details about your child's headaches, such as frequency, severity of pain...

Cerebral palsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 16th, 2019 - Overview Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect movement and muscle tone or posture. It's caused by damage that occurs to the immature brain as it develops, most often before birth. Signs and symptoms appear during infancy or preschool years. In general, cerebral palsy causes impaired movement associated with abnormal reflexes, floppiness or rigidity of the limbs and trunk, abnormal...

Cerebral palsy - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 16th, 2019 - Cerebral palsy care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic neurologists, pediatric neurologists, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, speech therapists, and other health care professionals work together to diagnose and treat children and adults with cerebral palsy. Doctors collaborate with therapists, nurses, dietitians, physical a...

Cerebral palsy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 16th, 2019 - Diagnosis Signs and symptoms of cerebral palsy can become more apparent over time, so a diagnosis might not be made until a few months after birth. If your family doctor or pediatrician suspects your child has cerebral palsy, he or she will evaluate your child's signs and symptoms, monitor growth and development, review your child's medical history, and conduct a physical exam. Your doctor migh...

Epilepsy - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 9th, 2019 - Epilepsy care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Teamwork Mayo Clinic experts in epilepsy care work together to provide individualized care to each patient. Mayo Clinic's world-renowned epilepsy teams include neurologists, neurosurgeons, imaging specialists (radiologists), mental health specialists (neuropsychologists) and other professionals who work together to provide exactly the care...

Epilepsy - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 9th, 2019 - Epilepsy care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Teamwork Mayo Clinic experts in epilepsy care work together to provide individualized care to each patient. Mayo Clinic's world-renowned epilepsy teams include neurologists, neurosurgeons, imaging specialists (radiologists), mental health specialists (neuropsychologists) and other professionals who work together to provide exactly the care...

Epilepsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 9th, 2019 - Overview Epilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations, and sometimes loss of awareness. Anyone can develop epilepsy. Epilepsy affects both males and females of all races, ethnic backgrounds and ages. Seizure symptoms can vary widely. Some people with epilepsy simply stare blankl...

Sleep disorders - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 9th, 2019 - Overview Sleep disorders are conditions that result in changes in the way that you sleep. A sleep disorder can affect your overall health, safety and quality of life. Sleep deprivation can affect your ability to drive safely and increase your risk of other health problems. Some of the signs and symptoms of sleep disorders include excessive daytime sleepiness, irregular breathing or increased mo...

Sleep disorders - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 9th, 2019 - Sleep disorders care at Mayo Clinic The Mayo Clinic has a team of sleep specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. Your health care is tailored to your personal needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service. Mayo Clinic doctors treat the full spectrum of sleep disorders, in...

Epilepsy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 9th, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosing your condition To diagnose your condition, your doctor will review your symptoms and medical history. Your doctor may order several tests to diagnose epilepsy and determine the cause of seizures. Your evaluation may include: A neurological exam. Your doctor may test your behavior, motor abilities, mental function and other areas to diagnose your condition and determine the ...

Glioblastoma - Overview - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 8th, 2019 - Glioblastoma Glioblastoma Glioblastoma Glioblastoma is an aggressive type of cancer that begins in cells called astrocytes that support nerve cells. It can form in the brain or spinal cord. Glioblastoma is also known as glioblastoma multiforme. Glioblastoma is an aggressive type of cancer that can occur in the brain or spinal cord. Glioblastoma forms from cells called astrocytes that support ne...

Glioma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 8th, 2019 - Overview Glioma Glioma Gliomas begin in the gluey supportive (glial cells) that surround nerve cells in the brain. Malignant glioma cells Malignant glioma cells Glioblastoma multiforme (malignant brain tumor) cells. The cells have irregular shapes with fingers that can spread into the brain. Glioma is a type of tumor that occurs in the brain and spinal cord. Gliomas begin in the gluey supportiv...

Oligodendroglioma - Overview - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 8th, 2019 - Oligodendroglioma Oligodendroglioma is a tumor that can occur in the brain or spinal cord. Oligodendroglioma forms from oligodendrocytes — cells in the brain and spinal cord that produce a substance that protects nerve cells. Oligodendroglioma can occur at any age, but most often affects adults. Signs and symptoms can include seizures and headaches. Weakness or disability can occur in the part ...

Brain aneurysm - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 8th, 2019 - Diagnosis If you experience a sudden, severe headache or other symptoms possibly related to a ruptured aneurysm, you'll be given a test or series of tests to determine whether you've had bleeding into the space between your brain and surrounding tissues (subarachnoid hemorrhage) or possibly another type of stroke. If bleeding has occurred, your emergency care team will determine whether the cau...

Astrocytoma - Overview - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 8th, 2019 - Astrocytoma Astrocytoma Astrocytoma Astrocytoma is a type of cancer that can occur in the brain or spinal cord. It begins in cells called astrocytes that support nerve cells. Some astrocytomas grow very slowly and others can be aggressive cancers that grow quickly. Astrocytoma is a type of cancer that can form in the brain or spinal cord. Astrocytoma begins in cells called astrocytes that suppo...

Lazy eye (amblyopia) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 6th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will conduct an eye exam, checking for eye health, a wandering eye, a difference in vision between the eyes or poor vision in both eyes. Eyedrops are generally used to dilate the eyes. The eyedrops cause blurred vision that lasts for several hours or a day. The method used to test vision depends on your child's age and stage of development: Preverbal children. A lighted ma...

Lazy eye (amblyopia) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 6th, 2019 - Overview Lazy eye (amblyopia) is reduced vision in one eye caused by abnormal visual development early in life. The weaker — or lazy — eye often wanders inward or outward. Amblyopia generally develops from birth up to age 7 years. It is the leading cause of decreased vision among children. Rarely, lazy eye affects both eyes. Early diagnosis and treatment can help prevent long-term problems with...

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 5th, 2019 - Overview Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (a-my-o-TROE-fik LAT-ur-ul skluh-ROE-sis), or ALS, is a progressive nervous system disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, causing loss of muscle control. ALS is often called Lou Gehrig's disease, after the baseball player who was diagnosed with it. Doctors usually don't know why ALS occurs. Some cases are inherited. ALS often begins...

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 5th, 2019 - Diagnosis Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is difficult to diagnose early because it can mimic other neurological diseases. Tests to rule out other conditions might include: Electromyogram (EMG). Your doctor inserts a needle electrode through your skin into various muscles. The test evaluates the electrical activity of your muscles when they contract and when they're at rest. Abnormalities in musc...

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 5th, 2019 - ALS care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors trained in neuromuscular conditions (neurologists) work closely with doctors trained in physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatrists), physical and occupational therapists, nutrition specialists (dietitians), nurses, social workers, and others to care for people with ALS. Mayo Clinic doctors diagnose and treat more tha...

Hydrocephalus - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Jul 25th, 2019 - Hydrocephalus care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists) and brain and nervous system surgery (neurosurgeons) have experience in treating hydrocephalus and related conditions. Doctors trained in treating children who have brain and nervous system conditions (pediatric neurologists) treat children who have hyd...

Hydrocephalus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jul 25th, 2019 - Overview Hydrocephalus is the buildup of fluid in the cavities (ventricles) deep within the brain. The excess fluid increases the size of the ventricles and puts pressure on the brain. Cerebrospinal fluid normally flows through the ventricles and bathes the brain and spinal column. But the pressure of too much cerebrospinal fluid associated with hydrocephalus can damage brain tissues and cause ...

Hydrocephalus - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jul 25th, 2019 - Diagnosis A diagnosis of hydrocephalus is usually based on: Your answers to the doctor's questions about signs and symptoms A general physical A neurological exam Brain imaging tests Neurological exam The type of neurological exam will depend on a person's age. The neurologist may ask questions and conduct relatively simple tests in the office to judge muscle condition, movement, well-being and...

Borderline personality disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jul 16th, 2019 - Overview Borderline personality disorder is a mental health disorder that impacts the way you think and feel about yourself and others, causing problems functioning in everyday life. It includes self-image issues, difficulty managing emotions and behavior, and a pattern of unstable relationships. With borderline personality disorder, you have an intense fear of abandonment or instability, and y...

Borderline personality disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/borderline-personality-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370242

Jul 16th, 2019 - Diagnosis Personality disorders, including borderline personality disorder, are diagnosed based on a: Detailed interview with your doctor or mental health provider Psychological evaluation that may include completing questionnaires Medical history and exam Discussion of your signs and symptoms A diagnosis of borderline personality disorder is usually made in adults, not in children or teenagers...

Chronic Migraine
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Jul 15th, 2019 - What is chronic migraine? Chronic migraine is defined as having at least 15 headache days a month, with at least 8 days of having headaches with migraine features, for more than 3 months. Chronic headache begins as less frequent headache episodes that gradually change into a more frequent headache pattern. Who gets chronic migraine? Chronic migraine affects between 3 and 5 percent of people in ...

High cholesterol - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jul 12th, 2019 - Overview Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in your blood. Your body needs cholesterol to build healthy cells, but high levels of cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease. With high cholesterol, you can develop fatty deposits in your blood vessels. Eventually, these deposits grow, making it difficult for enough blood to flow through your arteries. Sometimes, those deposits can bre...

Fibromuscular dysplasia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jul 1st, 2019 - Diagnosis Because fibromuscular dysplasia may not cause any symptoms, it's unlikely your doctor would specifically check for this condition. If someone in your family has or had fibromuscular dysplasia or aneurysm, your doctor may recommend checking you for fibromuscular dysplasia, too. Your doctor may check for fibromuscular dysplasia if he or she hears an abnormal sound in your upper stomach ...

Fibromuscular dysplasia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jul 1st, 2019 - Overview Fibromuscular dysplasia Fibromuscular dysplasia In fibromuscular dysplasia, the muscle and fibrous tissues in your arteries thicken, causing the arteries to narrow. This may reduce blood flow to your organs, leading to organ damage. Fibromuscular dysplasia of the artery to the kidney (renal artery) is shown here, with a "string of beads" appearance. Fibromuscular dysplasia is a conditi...

Fibromuscular dysplasia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Jul 1st, 2019 - Fibromuscular dysplasia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Multidisciplinary teams involved in your care at Mayo Clinic include doctors trained in medical and surgical diagnosis and treatment of heart and blood vessel diseases (vascular medicine specialists, vascular and endovascular surgeons, cardiologists, and cardiovascular surgeons) and other specialists. Advanced diagnosis and...

Primary lateral sclerosis (PLS) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jun 27th, 2019 - Diagnosis There is no single test that confirms a diagnosis of primary lateral sclerosis (PLS). In fact, because the disease can mimic signs and symptoms of other neurological diseases such as multiple sclerosis and ALS, your doctor is likely to order several tests to rule out other diseases. After taking a careful record of your medical history and family history and performing a neurological ...

Primary lateral sclerosis (PLS) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/primary-lateral-sclerosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20353968

Jun 27th, 2019 - Overview Primary lateral sclerosis (PLS) is a type of motor neuron disease that causes nerves within the brain to slowly break down. This makes the nerves unable to activate the motor neurons in the spinal cord, which control muscles. PLS causes weakness in your voluntary muscles, such as those you use to control your legs, arms and tongue. This condition can develop at any age, but it usually ...

Frontal lobe seizures - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jun 24th, 2019 - Overview Brain lobes Brain lobes Each side of your brain contains four lobes. The frontal lobe is important for cognitive functions and control of voluntary movement or activity. The parietal lobe processes information about temperature, taste, touch and movement, while the occipital lobe is primarily responsible for vision. The temporal lobe processes memories, integrating them with sensations...

Frontal lobe seizures - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jun 24th, 2019 - Diagnosis Frontal lobe epilepsy can be difficult to diagnose because its symptoms can be mistaken for psychiatric problems or sleep disorders, such as night terrors. It's also possible that some seizure effects found in the frontal lobe might be the result of seizures that begin in other parts of the brain. Your doctor will review your symptoms and medical history and give you a physical exam. ...

Central sleep apnea - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jun 24th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor may make an evaluation based on your signs and symptoms or may refer you to a sleep specialist in a sleep disorder center. A sleep specialist can help you decide on your need for further evaluation. Such an evaluation often involves overnight monitoring of your breathing and other body functions during a sleep study called polysomnography. During polysomnography, you're co...

Central sleep apnea - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jun 24th, 2019 - Overview Central sleep apnea is a disorder in which your breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep. Central sleep apnea occurs because your brain doesn't send proper signals to the muscles that control your breathing. This condition is different from obstructive sleep apnea, in which you can't breathe normally because of upper airway obstruction. Central sleep apnea is less common than...

Acute sinusitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jun 21st, 2019 - Overview Acute sinusitis causes the spaces inside your nose (sinuses) to become inflamed and swollen. This interferes with drainage and causes mucus to build up. With acute sinusitis, it might be difficult to breathe through your nose. The area around your eyes and face might feel swollen, and you might have throbbing facial pain or a headache. Acute sinusitis is mostly caused by the common col...

Scoliosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jun 21st, 2019 - Overview Scoliosis Scoliosis Viewed from the side, the normal spine takes the form of an elongated S, the upper back bowing outward and the lower back curving slightly inward. Viewed from behind though, the spine should appear as a straight line from the base of the neck to the tailbone. Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine. Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine that occurs m...

Seizures - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jun 17th, 2019 - Overview A seizure is a sudden, uncontrolled electrical disturbance in the brain. It can cause changes in your behavior, movements or feelings, and in levels of consciousness. If you have two or more seizures or a tendency to have recurrent seizures, you have epilepsy. There are many types of seizures, which range in severity. Seizure types vary by where and how they begin in the brain. Most se...

Temporal lobe seizure - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jun 17th, 2019 - Diagnosis EEG brain activity EEG brain activity An EEG records the electrical activity of your brain via electrodes affixed to your scalp. EEG results show changes in brain activity that may be useful in diagnosing brain conditions, especially epilepsy and other seizure disorders. High-density EEG High-density EEG During a high-density EEG test, electrodes are placed on your scalp closely space...

Seizures - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jun 17th, 2019 - Diagnosis EEG brain activity EEG brain activity An EEG records the electrical activity of your brain via electrodes affixed to your scalp. EEG results show changes in brain activity that may be useful in diagnosing brain conditions, especially epilepsy and other seizure disorders. High-density EEG High-density EEG During a high-density EEG test, electrodes are placed on your scalp closely space...

Seizures - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Jun 17th, 2019 - Seizure care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Care focused on you At Mayo Clinic, your doctor takes time to listen so that you get exactly the care you need. To evaluate and treat seizures, Mayo Clinic's world-renowned neurologists, neurosurgeons, imaging specialists (radiologists), mental health specialists (neuropsychologists) and other professionals work together to provide exactly ...