Neurology

Neurology is a field in medicine which deals with the study of the Nervous system and treatment of the respective disorders. The concerned areas of Neurology are the central nervous system (CNS), peripheral nervous system (PNS), brain, blood vessels, and spinal cord. Neurology is concerned to diagnose and treat the disorders of these parts of humans. The nervous system is considered a complex system that regulates body activities. Neurology count on the scientific study of the nervous system, Neuroscience.

A physician who practices Neurology or doctor specialized in Neurology is called Neurologists.  They are trained to interpret or investigate and treat the disorders related to the network of nerve cells and fibers or neurological disorders. Neurologists start with a medical history and then with the neurological examination which encompasses the evaluation of cranial nerves, sensation, cognitive function, motor strength, reflexes, coordination, and movement. They treat disorders like:

  1. Headache disorders
  2. Seizure disorders
  3. Speech and Language disorders
  4. Movement disorders
  5. Neurodegenerative disorders
  6. Cerebrovascular diseases

Neurology is connected to Psychiatry and Oncology. Even there is a very thin line between Neurology and Psychiatry. The discipline of neurology is widening day by day because of the advancements of Neuroscience and other Medical specialties, which is helping to tackle the neurological disorders and other diseases.

Sub-tracks:

  • Neurochemistry
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Neurocritical Care
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Child Neurology
  • Intervention Neurology
  • Geriatric Neurology
  • Stroke

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