Nerve Disorders: Overview
Nerve disorders may affect movement or sensations. Nerves are part of the nervous system, including the spinal cord and central nervous system. Nerve symptoms include nerve pain, weakness/paralysis, nerve sensations (paresthesias), and other symptoms. Diseases of the nerves include nerve damage (neuropathy), nerve inflammation (neuritis), nerve entrapment, and many other types.
- Neuropathy: Neuropathy is a general term for a disorder of the nerves. Neuropathy may affect many different nerve systems: peripheral neuropathy ... More on Neuropathy »
- Sensations: A sensation usually refers to an abnormal sensation of the skin, such as tingling, burning sensations, and so on. The ... More on Sensations »
- Nerve Pain: Nerve pain is a special kind of pain or pain-like sensations. It is also called “neuropathic pain” or simply ... More on Nerve Pain »
- Weakness: Weakness is a general symptom description that can refer to various ailments. Types of weakness include physical weakness (e.g ... More on Weakness »
- Paralysis: Paralysis is the loss of muscle control in the body, often also with the loss of sensation. Paralysis may be ... More on Paralysis »
- Paresthesias: Paresthesia is the general name for abnormal sensations. People use a variety of terms for these sensations, such as: tingling ... More on Paresthesias »
- Nervous system: The nervous system is the system of nerves and sensory organs throughout the body. There are various sub-parts of ... More on Nervous system »
- Spinal cord: The spinal cord is the large tether of nerve fibers that travels down the spine from the head to the ... More on Spinal cord »
- Central nervous system: The Central Nervous System (CNS) is the part of the nervous system involving the brain and spinal cord. Symptoms include ... More on Central nervous system »
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