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Neurological conditions can affect the brain, eyes or nervous system. Explore amnesia, Alzheimer's, comas and more.

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Alzheimer's Overview

A little forgetfulness is normal, but what about when a person can no longer remember the names of their family members? For those with Alzheimer's and the people who love them, debilitating memory loss is a sad fact of everyday life.


How Stuttering Works

 How Stuttering Works

Stuttering is linked to a disconnection between language processing and motor function, but its cause is still unknown. Learn more at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Foreign Accent Syndrome Works

 How Foreign Accent Syndrome Works

Are patients actually developing a foreign accent, or has something else gone haywire? Learn about foreign accent syndrome at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Motion Sickness Works

 How Motion Sickness Works

Although motion sickness is very common, scientists don't really know why we get it. Learn all about this condition at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Works

 How Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Works

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy can result from years of head injuries. Learn about this degenerative neurological disease at HowStuffWorks. See more »

5 Rare Neurological Conditions

 5 Rare Neurological Conditions

Neurological conditions include Parkinson's disease, muscular dystrophy and cerebral palsy. But do you know the rare neurological conditions? Find out here. See more »

What exactly is amnesia?

 What exactly is amnesia?

What is amnesia? Usually we think of head trauma that causes people to forget who they are, but there are other forms of amnesia too. Learn more here. See more »

What is cerebral edema?

 What is cerebral edema?

Cerebral edema is a condition where the brain's water content increases, causing the pressure inside the skull to rise. Learn more about cerebral edema from this article. See more »

How can you have fun with epileptic children?

 How can you have fun with epileptic children?

Although epilepsy can make it difficult for kids to live a normal life, there are ways for them to overcome the physical challenges they face. You can learn more about how you can have fun with epileptic children by reading this article. See more »

What is landsickness?

 What is landsickness?

Landsickness is motion sickness anomaly -- a person with landsickness actually feels better while in motion. Learn more about landsickness. See more »

Why are there so many great writers with epilepsy?

 Why are there so many great writers with epilepsy?

Great writers with epilepsy aren't uncommon, from Lewis Carroll to Charles Dickens. How did books like Alice in Wonderland come from writers with epilepsy? See more »