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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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Questions to Ask Brain Specialists

People with a condition that affects the brain will most likely see a specialist called a neurologist. Check out what we have found on how to ask the right questions for finding a brain specialist.


Epilepsy Overview

 Epilepsy Overview

Epilepsy operates like an electrical storm or traffic jam in the brain. Explore life with epilepsy and take a peek inside the world of the epileptic brain. See more »

 Agitation and Depression in Patients with Brain Disease

Agitation and depression in patients with brain disease is good information to know if caring for an individual afflicted by this disease. Learn more about agitation and depression in patients with brain disease from HowStuffWorks. See more »

Brain Disease Conversation Starters

 Brain Disease Conversation Starters

These brain disease conversation starters can be beneficial when dealing with this disease. Learn more about brain disease conversation starters from HowStuffWorks. See more »

Coping While Caring for Someone With Alzheimer's

 Coping While Caring for Someone With Alzheimer's

Coping while caring for someone with Alzheimer's can be difficult. Learn about coping while caring for someone with Alzheimer's from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Evaluating Facilities and Services for Care of Brain Illnesses

Evaluating facilities and services for care of brain illnesses is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about evaluating facilities and services for care of brain illnesses from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 How to Have a Difficult Conversation About Brain Illnesses

How to talk about brain illnesses is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about how to talk about brain illnesses from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 How to Talk to Family and Friends About Brain Conditions

How to talk to family and friends is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about how to talk to family and friends from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Questions to Ask Brain Specialists

Questions to ask brain specialists will help you be more prepared for this conversation. Learn more about questions to ask brain specialists from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Ways of Coping with Early Stage Alzheimer's Disease

Ways of coping with early stage Alzheimer's disease may vary from family to family. Learn more about ways of coping with early stage Alzheimer's disease from HowStuffWorks. See more »

Strokes Overview

 Strokes Overview

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of permanent disability. See if you're at risk for a stroke. See more »