How to use Neurological in a sentence
Probably not the neurological issue they thought.
They discovered an abrupt onset of a localized neurological deficit.
Neurological storage disease has been reported in this breed and renal amyloidosis, a form of kidney disease, has also been seen.
Seizures and focal neurological deficits were the main clinical features observed in patients with intracranial cavernous angiomas.
The first neurological symptom was generally ataxia, 26 including cerebellar, limb or gait ataxia.Advertisement
RaphaYad uses hands-on and hands-off techniques to work with the body's electromagnetic circuitry to access the body's connective pathways and neurological systems.
Despite shunting many of these patients have major neurological deficits which are linked to abnormal development of the cerebral cortex in the fetus.
Surgery need not be associated with increased neurological or neuropsychological deficit.
Moreover, as in my view Dr. C convincingly demonstrated, her neurological condition remains about as bad as it could be.
If successful this will prevent the brain damage that accounts for so many neurological handicaps in children.Advertisement
The Disease Paralytic equine herpesvirus (EHV) is a neurological disease.
Formerly called infantile Gaucher disease, Type 2 is characterized by severe neurological involvement in the first year of life.
It's a lifelong neurological impairment that affects the ability to speak, play or socially interact; I felt my knees grow weak.
The greater intricacy of pop culture, Johnson concludes, might even have a neurological cause and effect.
For example, unvaccinated children risk neurological problems if they develop measles or whooping cough.Advertisement
The hardware of cerebral metrology does more than provide the material for the neurological imagination.
It seems likely, however, that patients of this age dying of a progressive neurological condition would have undergone necropsy in the past.
Infants with early-onset nystagmus are not at any special risk for neurological disease later in life.
Minimal criteria for stroke included abrupt onset of a localized neurological deficit.
The administration of vasopressors strongly potentiate the neurological effect of the intra-arterial contrast media.Advertisement
Neurological sequelae have been reported where secondary deposits impinge upon the spinal cord or CNS.
In the presence of neurological symptoms, an MRI scan is useful to rule out spinal cord compression or spinal canal stenosis.
Further narrowing consequent on disk degeneration and osteoarthrosis may produce neurological symptoms, which may be unilateral (root canal stenosis ).
Neurological surgery is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment, usually surgical, of disorders involving the brain and nervous system.
The Circle multi-disciplinary neurological team believe that further development can be achieved.Advertisement
A young boy recovering in hospital from meningitis is affected by a neurological condition that gives him acute sensitivity to sounds and colors.
Further narrowing consequent on disk degeneration and osteoarthrosis may produce neurological symptoms, which may be unilateral (root canal stenosis).
Medical, surgical, trauma, neurological or mixed intensive care units, intermediary care units, or step-down units were allowed.
Heavy metals can be severely damaging to your pet, causing neurological problems as well as other health concerns over time.
Cell turnover will slow down alongside the cat's metabolism and neurological processes.
B vitamins are essential for proper neurological function.
Some of the potential side effects of cleaning products include neurological damage as well as an increased chance of developing cancer.
Neurological complications in the baby may occur if black cohosh is combined with blue cohosh.
These skin-whitening creams contain mercurous chloride, which is readily absorbed through the skin . . . Mercury poisoning is known to cause neurological and kidney damage and may also lead to psychiatric disorders."
Deficiency vitamin B12 can lead to anemia and in severe cases, irreversible neurological damage.
Delirium tremens-a condition in which mental and neurological changes cause confusion, disorientation, hyperactivity, hallucinations, and cardiovascular changes.
Mild neurological issues can occur early on as well.
A lot of the symptoms can also vary according to each individual, since everyone's physical, neurological and psychological processes are different.
The nose is closely connected to the brain, so when a person tells a lie it is not uncommon for the act of lying to prompt a neurological response that creates an unnoticeable physiological reaction on the nose.
People with neurological conditions, a pervasive developmental disorder, mental illness or intellectual disabilities are among the handlers placed with this type of service dog.
In the 1990s, up to 50% of Egyptian cotton workers were diagnosed with a variety of neurological and vision problems directly linked to chronic pesticide poisoning.
Nicotine is a physiologically addictive; research has shown that it increases the levels of dopamine, a neurological transmitter, in the smoker's brain.
The onset of dementia sometimes is sometimes a sign that there many be a neurological disease.
In some patients their condition is caused by a neurological condition.
This sleep disorder is a neurological disorder.
The condition is neurological, meaning it stems from the brain.
Central sleep apnea is a neurological problem where the brain fails to send the correct signals to continue breathing while sleeping.
The fact that there is no known cure for narcolepsy prompts further research as medical professionals strive to find a way to cure and prevent this neurological disorder.
Research has revealed some very interesting facts about this neurological disorder.
Narcolepsy brain research suggests that there may be a genetic link with regards to the neurological condiiton.
This research also reveals that narcolepsy is indeed a neurological disorder as opposed to being something psychological.
Medical research facilities conducting research on narcolepsy view this neurological disorder as a serious issue and do not regard it in a comedic light.
This neurological disorder is known for the uncomfortable and sometimes painful sensations in the legs that cause a burning, tugging or crawling sensation.
It's understandable, then, that a mother who observes who newborn child's limbs jerking may worry that her child is having seizures due to some serious neurological condition.
Neurologists are on staff to help pinpoint whether the nighttime breathing problem is associated with neurological problems, as in the rare case of central sleep apnea.
In addition, a sleep study can determine whether the patient has central sleep apnea, a condition that involves disruptions in breathing during the night caused by underlying medical conditions, heart failure, or neurological problems.
A wide range of medical and neurological issues can result in Texas snoring affecting children.
Neurological problems are far more difficult to treat.
Narcolepsy, for example, is a neurological sleep disorder that must be managed but cannot be cured or treated to remove.
Neurological problems associated with ADHD can interfere with the ability to sleep.
Since the neurological disorder involves movement, some believe that exercise can alleviate the problem.
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, treatment for the sleep disorder is "symptomatic in nature."
You'll also want to rule out that you don't have another sleep disorder, neurological disorder or medical condition.
Research conducted by the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke (NINDS) indicates a "stroke belt," or geographical area where fatal strokes are more predominant.
All neurological symptoms should serve as a stroke "warning sign" and could indicate a pending, more serious attack.
The child's family medical history is evaluated to determine if there is a history of cardiovascular or neurological diseases that might increase the risk of blood clots.
The brief neurological exam includes a review of the patient's mental status, motor and sensory system, deep tendon reflexes, coordination, and walking pattern (gait).
Adverse outcomes after childhood stroke-including death in 10 percent, recurrence in 20 percent, and neurological deficits in two-thirds of survivors-can be reduced with available stroke treatments.
If the child experiences any unexpected neurological problem, the parent should have the child evaluated by a physician.
Charcot-Marie-Tooth is the most common inherited neurological disorder, affecting approximately 150,000 Americans.
It is the most common type of inherited neurological condition, occurring in approximately one in 2,500 people worldwide, in all races and ethnic groups.
When CMT is suspected in a child, the diagnosis begins with a careful neurological exam to determine the extent and distribution of weakness.
There are long-term neurological problems when this occurs.
As many as 20 percent of children who survive near-drowning suffer severe, permanent neurological disability.
More than 13 percent of babies who develop GBS infection during birth or within the first few months of life develop neurological disorders.
The infection is carried to the infant through the mother's placenta and can cause impairment of the infant's eyes (opthalmic impairment) and central nervous system (neurological dysfunction).
Often a neurological exam is performed to determine if there are any brain abnormalities.
Lastly, about 5 percent of febrile seizures are diagnosed as symptomatic, in cases in which the child has a history or evidence of neurological abnormality.
The neurological status of the patient should also be evaluated for such symptoms as numbness and/or tingling in the lower extremities.
Individuals with epilepsy are not thought to be particularly susceptible to VGRS, and no lasting neurological damage had as of 2004 been linked to these seizures.
T. gondii infection of a fetus or newborn can also cause severe neurological impairment, blindness, mental retardation, and death.
Severe infections lead to seizure disorders, neurological disorders, abnormal muscle tone, deafness, partial or complete blindness caused by a condition called chorioretinitis, and mental retardation.
If they are not, parents should consult their doctor if they feel their child has any neurological or vision complications or is not meeting appropriate developmental milestones.
Common neurological conditions associated with spasticity include cerebral palsy, brain injury or trauma, severe head injury, stroke, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, and some metabolic diseases.
The child's family medical history is evaluated to determine if there is a history of muscular or neurological disorders.
Equally important are neurological symptoms, especially headaches.
Digestive and neurological symptoms could also be an indication of other underlying disorders.
Children who have a neurological disorder or illness such as encephalitis or meningitis may suddenly show signs of cognitive impairment and adaptive difficulties.
Their retardation is often caused by an accompanying neurological disorder.
If a neurological cause such as brain injury is suspected, the child may be referred to a neurologist or neuropsychologist for testing.
As a result, phenylalanine builds up in the body causing mental retardation and other neurological problems.
Neurologists perform neurological examinations of the nerves of the head and neck; muscle strength and movement; balance, ambulation, and reflexes; and sensation, memory, speech, language, and other cognitive abilities.
In cases of tumor, most commonly craniopharyngioma (a tumor near the pituitary gland), children and adolescents may have neurological symptoms such as headaches, vomiting, and problems with vision.
The results of the test reflect an adolescent's personality strengths and weaknesses, and may identify certain disturbances of personality (psychopathologies) or mental deficits caused by neurological problems.
About 85 percent of infants with brachial plexopathy make a complete neurological recovery within three to six years.
In the latter twentieth century, however, advanced neurological research strengthened the case for a physiological basis for the disease.
Diagnosis of FA involves a careful medical history and thorough neurological exam.
Ataxia telangiectasia (A-T), also called Louis-Bar syndrome or cerebello-oculocutaneous telangiectasia, is a rare, inherited disease that attacks the neurological and immune systems of children.
Laboratory tests are helpful but not as important as the individual patient's symptoms and signs, family history, and complete neurological evaluation including a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan of the brain.
Children who participate in these clinical trials receive complete immunological and neurological evaluations as part of being enrolled in the study.
The nervous system (brain, spinal cord, and nerves) is very sensitive to electric shock injury, and neurological problems are the most common consequences suffered by electric shock victims.
Neurological damage can be minor and clear up on its own or with medical treatment or can be severe and permanent.
Some children seem to be more at risk for having GERD than others, particularly children who have hiatal hernia, cystic fibrosis, neurological impairment or delay, or an immature esophagus and LES.
Other factors that seem to weaken the LES are allergies and neurological disorders that affect specific muscles in the body.
Headaches that occur along with other neurological symptoms, such as balance problems and vision changes, may be a sign of a disease process in the brain.
This may indicate an aneurysm or other neurological emergency.
Since headaches arise from many causes, a physical exam assesses general health and a neurological exam evaluates the possibility of neurological disease that is causing the headache.
A family history of migraines or neurological disease might suggest a genetic predisposition to the condition.
Neurological imaging tests such as computed tomography (CT) scan or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be performed to rule out the presence of neurological diseases or disorders.
Aura-A subjective sensation or motor phenomenon that precedes and indicates the onset of a neurological episode, such as a migraine or an epileptic seizure.
When stridor is present in a newborn, pediatricians and neonatologists also look for evidence of heart defects or neurological disorders that may cause paralysis of the vocal cords.
A persistently low Apgar score could indicate neurological problems and the parents would want to obtain additional treatment for the baby to ensure appropriate development.
Children with cerebral palsy often have neurological damage at birth and the use of physical therapy or speech therapy enhances their outcome.
Exact causes of impulse control disorders are unknown, but may be linked to genetics, family environment, and/or neurological factors.
In the 1980s, men who had received growth hormone therapy in childhood were found to have developed Kreuzfeldt-Jakob disease, a fatal neurological disorder.
Absence of this reflex in the neonate is an ominous implication of underlying neurological damage.
The presence and strength of a reflex is an important indication of neurological functioning.
Within the first 24 hours after birth, a healthcare provider evaluates an infant's neurological functioning and development by testing and observing these reflexes.
If a reflex is absent or abnormal in an infant, this may suggest significant neurological problems.
The abnormal presence of infantile reflexes in an older child can be discovered during a neurological examination.
Assessment of neonatal reflexes is a screening tool for at-risk children with neurological difficulties.
Children with neurological damage will have a common denominator of prolonged neonatal reflexes.
The abnormalities of muscle control that define CP are often accompanied by other neurological and physical abnormalities.
Any such infection, such as herpes, that results in serious illness in the newborn has the potential to produce some neurological damage.
Likewise, ingestion of a toxic substance such as lead, mercury, other poisons, or certain chemicals could cause neurological damage.
The chelation process can only halt further effects of the poisoning; it cannot reverse neurological damage already sustained.
In cases in which there are no external findings, the diagnosis is more difficult and may not become evident until neurological abnormalities or hydrocephaly develop weeks, months, or years following birth.
By preventing chronic intrauterine exposure to mechanical and chemical trauma, prenatal surgery improves neurological function and leads to fewer complications after birth.
In the case of mild head injury or postconcussion syndrome, CT and MRI scans, electroencephalograms (EEG), and routine neurological evaluations all may be normal because the damage is so subtle.
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), some 6,000 cases of pneumococcal meningitis are reported in the United States each year.
The complications of bacterial meningitis can be severe and include neurological problems such as hearing loss, visual impairment, seizures, and learning disabilities.
Acute porphyrias produce severe attacks of pain and neurological effects.
Major symptoms of this type of porphyria include neurological problems and sensitivity to light.
Neurological symptoms, including confusion and hallucinations, can lead to an initial suspicion of psychiatric disease.
The physical examination includes determination of pubertal development in adolescents, a neurological exam (which may reveal a neuromuscular cause), and measurements of trunk asymmetry.
Occasionally, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is used as a diagnostic tool, primarily to look more closely at the condition of the spinal cord and nerve roots extending from it if neurological problems are suspected.
A neurological examination is an essential component of a comprehensive physical examination.
A careful neurological evaluation can help to determine the cause of impairment and help a clinician begin to localize the problem.
Some patients may require extensive neurological screening examination (NSE) and/or neurological examination (NE) to determine the cause.
A neurological screening is an essential component of every comprehensive physical examination.
In cases of neurological trauma, disease, or psychological disorders, patients are usually given an in-depth neurological examination.
The NSE is basic procedure, especially in patients who have a general neurological complaint or symptoms.
The NE should be performed on a patient suspected of having neurological trauma, or neurological or psychological diseases.
The formal MSE is performed for a patient suspected of a neurological problem.
Additionally, movements can be abnormal during maintained posture in some neurological disorders.
For suspected neurological diseases, the doctor uses information gained from the NE for ordering further tests.
Some neurological diseases are chronic and require conservative medical treatment and frequent follow-up visits for monitoring and stability or progression of the disease.
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) defines narcolepsy as a "disorder caused by the brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally."
Diagnosis of breath holding spells usually is based on the medical history of children and their families and on complete physical and neurological examinations to rule out other causes.
In addition, it is sometimes included in neuropsychological testing to assess the brain function of individuals with neurological impairments.
Nonetheless, cramps and spasms can be manifestations of many neurological or muscular diseases.
Abnormal muscle contractions are diagnosed through a careful medical history, as well as a physical and neurological examination.
When a neurological cause is suspected, a multi-disciplinary team may be consulted to provide an accurate diagnosis, so the proper treatment can be planned.
If an underlying neurological disorder has been identified, dietary guidelines are individualized, based on the child's age, diagnosis, overall health, caloric and energy needs, and level of functioning.
Onset of X-ALD-related neurological symptoms occurs at about five to 12 years of age, with death occurring within one to ten years after onset of symptoms.
Children with symptoms of psychosocial disorders or other mental illness should undergo a thorough physical examination and patient history to rule out an organic cause for the illness (such as a neurological disorder).
Mild encephalitis usually leaves no residual neurological problems.
Permanent neurological consequences may follow recovery in some cases.
Impaired vision necessarily affects a child's hand-eye coordination, as well as cognitive, emotional, neurological, and physical development by limiting the range of experiences and the kinds of information to which the child is exposed.
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), a part of the National Institute of Health (NIH), defines Bell's palsy as "a form of facial paralysis resulting from damage to the seventh (facial) cranial nerve."
As the facial paralysis of Bell's palsy is usually perceived correctly by parents to be a neurological condition, neurologists are often consulted.
Neurological disorders-Pathological conditions relating to the brain and/or nervous system.
Rice in 1976 had shown that premature babies who were massaged surged ahead in weight gain and neurological development over those who were not massaged.
One source of difficulty comes from the fact that neurological control over the arms and shoulders develops faster than control of the legs.
The term pervasive developmental disorders was first used in the 1980s to describe a class of neurological disorders that involved impaired social and communication skills and repetitive behaviors.
These specialists evaluate laboratory medical tests, neurological tests, and psychological tests; interview parents and children; and observe and assess behaviors.
Pervasive developmental disorders are caused by a complex interaction of genetics, neurological factors, and environmental factors.
Infants with severe cases may also suffer neurological impairment.
Also, some experts believe that many of the symptoms are largely psychological, because usually no neurological causes for the symptoms can be found.
Other experts, however, maintain that just because no one has been able to pinpoint neurological causes does not mean they do not exist.
No studies have been able to deduce definitively any kind of neurological basis for the syndrome.
The testing of a newborn can be used to detect neurological problems such as cerebral palsy.
This standardized test scores responses to 33 specific neurological stimuli to estimate the infant's neural development.
Dubowitz exam-Standardized test that scores responses to 33 specific neurological stimuli to estimate an infant's neural development and, hence, gestational age.
In addition to the familiar watery diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal cramps, the individual may also have chills, fever, and neurological symptoms.
Up to 40 percent of children with severe infections show neurological symptoms.
This neurological process can result in unresponsive muscles, a condition known as flaccid paralysis.
Immediate treatment is required to avoid neurological complications and death.
However, consuming even a very small amount of the toxin can result in serious illness or death because of lethal neurological complications.
Early diagnosis of botulism is critical so that treatment can begin in time to avoid neurological involvement.
Although the definitive diagnosis comes from laboratory tests, it can usually be diagnosed by recognizing the distinctive neurological symptoms typical of contamination with C. botulinum.
Death or permanent neurological damage is very likely when patients arrive at the emergency room comatose or without a heartbeat.
Psychological tests are used to assess a variety of mental abilities and attributes, including achievement and ability, personality, and neurological functioning.
Neuropsychological tests may also be used to evaluate the progress of a patient who has undergone treatment or rehabilitation for a neurological injury or illness.
More severe symptoms may warrant a CT or MRI scan, along with a thorough neurological and physical exam.
Following discharge from professional care, the person is closely monitored for neurological symptoms that may arise or worsen.
Concussion usually leaves no lasting neurological problems.
They can be especially helpful in assessing if there is a physical or neurological component that needs to be addressed medically or with occupational, speech, or physical therapy.
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), about one third of children with ASDs eventually develop epilepsy.
As of 2004, researchers disagreed as to whether it is learned behavior, the result of biochemical or neurological abnormalities, or a combination of factors.
Questions regarding medications, head injuries, recent infections, and other questions about the ear and neurological system will be asked.
Diagnosis in these situations deserves the attention and care of a doctor with specialized skills in diseases of the ear, nose, throat, equilibrium, and neurological system.
Craniosynostosis may be present at birth or may be observed later when a child has delays in neurological development.
Epilepsy-A neurological disorder characterized by recurrent seizures with or without a loss of consciousness.
Sturge-Weber also is characterized by neurological abnormalities including seizures, weakness on one side of the body, developmental delay, and glaucoma (increased pressure within the eye).
Other neurological abnormalities may be present, including angioma on the brain's surface.
In these cases, suspicion of SWS may not arise until a child has a seizure or other neurological problem.
In the absence of port wine stain, other neurological abnormalities will help determine the diagnosis.
The prognosis for SWS depends on the specific neurological abnormalities present.
Survivors suffer from severe neurological impairments.
Surgical treatment of meningomyelocele and encephalocele may be successful, with lasting neurological deficiencies that vary in severity.
It is often caused by an underlying ocular or neurological disorder.
Nystagmus can be sensory and develop as a result of poor vision, or it can be motor and develop as a result of a neurological problem.
Most of these cases of nystagmus develop because of poor vision and do not have an underlying neurological cause.
Since nystagmus can be caused by tumors, stroke, and trauma or neurological disorder, any type of nystagmus must be evaluated by a qualified practitioner.
Because nystagmus can be associated with many medical problems, the child with this condition must undergo a complete ocular and neurological evaluation.
Significant fluid loss can cause serious neurological problems or death.
Some patients may continue to experience neurological symptoms, but the long term prognosis for children with this type of Chiari malformation is excellent, including normal development and intellectual functioning.
Symptoms of Reye's syndrome are nausea and vomiting, and more seriously, neurological problems such as confusion or delirium.
Angelman's syndrome is a relatively rare genetic disorder that causes a variety of neurological problems, including developmental delay, seizures, speech impairment, and problems with movement and balance.
Neurological problems may also be present when a child's head circumference is increasing either too fast or too slowly.
In developmental language disorder, impaired language cannot be attributed to a neurological or general medical condition.
Early motor delays are often a sign of neurological dysfunction.
Learning disorders are thought to be caused by neurological abnormalities or differences that trigger impairments in the regions of the brain that control visual and language processing and attention and planning.
Some believe that it has a physical cause and that it might be related to a breakdown in the neurological system.
Repeated studies have found no association between HBV and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) or other medical conditions, including neurological or immune system disorders.
Authorities have linked antisocial personality disorder with abuse, either physical or sexual, during childhood, neurological disorders (which are often undiagnosed), and low IQ.
Immobilization prevents further injuries to the cord at the scene of the injury and has helped reduce worsening of any neurological SCI injury.
According to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, mortality from SCI is influenced by several factors, the most important being the severity of associated injuries.
Y., et al. "High rates of neurological improvement following severe traumatic pediatric spinal cord injury."
Reye's syndrome is a disorder principally affecting the liver and brain, marked by rapid development of life-threatening neurological symptoms.
Brain swelling and massive accumulations of fat in the liver and other organs lead to the rapid development of severe neurological symptoms, including lethargy, confusion, seizures, and coma.
Diagnosis of movement disorders requires a careful medical history and a thorough physical and neurological examination.
Fetal tissue transplantation-A method of treating Parkinson's and other neurological diseases by grafting brain cells from human fetuses onto the basal ganglia.
Tourette syndrome-A neurological disorder characterized by multiple involuntary movements and uncontrollable vocalizations called tics that come and go over years, usually beginning in childhood and becoming chronic.
This information can help pediatricians and child psychologists evaluate the child's nervous system (neurological) functioning and psychological development.
They are often included in neuropsychological testing to assess the brain function of individuals with neurological impairments.
A seizure is a sudden disruption of the brain's normal electrical activity accompanied by altered consciousness and/or other neurological and behavioral manifestations.
Personal and family medical history, description of seizure activity, and physical and neurological examinations help primary care physicians, neurologists, and epileptologists diagnose this disorder.
These conditions progress to anxiety, hallucinations, muscle spasms, partial paralysis, fear of water (hydrophobia), and other neurological symptoms as the virus spreads to the central nervous system.
It checks for Down's syndrome and also certain neurological defects.
Not eating properly can put your baby at risk for neurological defects, low birth weight, and other problems.
Folate helps prevent certain serious neurological defects.
Low levels of folate are linked to serious neurological birth defects including spina bifida and anencephaly.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders can include neurological problems, behavior problems, defects in the heart, bones, kidneys, or hearing, and many other abnormalities.
Other neurological problems can include seizures, hyperactivity, and mental retardation.
These conditions include childhood and adult diseases, the internal structure of the penis, and neurological and psychological conditions.
Certain neurological conditions that are present at birth or develop later in life may interrupt the nerve impulses to the brain that in turn send messages to the penis to become erect.
The most significant side effect of a vitamin B12 deficiency is pernicious anemia and this may be accompanied by neurological problems.
This can lead to inflammation, cognitive impairment, neurological problems and more.
Some patients who suffer from this neurological disorder were found to be deficient in this vitamin.
If memory loss is sudden and/or accompanied by symptoms that may be related to a neurological problem, call a doctor immediately.
The neural tube is where the development of the central nervous system occurs, and when it does not properly form and close, the baby may be born with neurological birth defects, known as neural tube defects.
Low folate levels may also be linked to neurological and dementia related diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases.
Folic acid supplementation may also mask the symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency, including neurological damage.
This leads to iron deficiency, Vitamin K deficiencies, neurological manifestations, pancreatic problems, the early onset of conditions such as osteoporosis and many others.
Those who suffer from any type of chronic symptoms, including neurological, respiratory, skin conditions and gastrointestinal conditions may use this type of diet to determine what specific foods are causing food intolerance or an allergy.
The neurological symptoms of celiac disease may be amongst the first symptoms to appear in a celiac, emerging even before the characteristic gastrointestinal complaints.
Unfortunately, certain studies have concluded that these neurological conditions may be irreversible for celiacs, even after years on a gluten free diet.
The Miller Center estimates that as many as ten percent of celiacs exhibit this condition.Other neurological symptoms may simply manifest themselves as brain fog, dizziness, and a difficulty concentrating.
Celiac patients with normal blood nutrient levels may also present neurological symptoms because slow cellular starvation is only one element of the disease.
Should these gluten molecules settle near the brain, the body summons antineural antibodies which affect the brain tissue and result in neurological symptoms.
Symptoms often include gastrointestinal, neurological, respiratory, or skin disorders.
However, with or without digestive symptoms, many patients with neurological, behavioral and dermatological symptoms show elevated levels of anti-gliadin antibodies and find symptom relief with a gluten-free diet.
The effect of gluten on neurological function remains a controversial subject among doctors and scientists, but mounting evidence supports the notion that gluten sensitivity triggers a number of behavioral, emotional and motor conditions.
Since autism is a disorder with symptoms across several areas, it can mimic other communication and neurological disorders.
A distinguished board of advisors populated with PhDs in the medical, neurological and psychiatric fields guides the company's research into healthy light options for home use.
Since autism spectrum disorders are neurological disorders, many believe that the injection of thimerosal into the bodies of children is at the root of many autism cases.
Another 2008 study published in the Journal of the Neurological Sciences supports a connection between vaccines containing mercury and autism.
This study assessed computerized medical records in the Vaccine Safety Datalink to conclude that rates of autism spectrum disorders and other neurological problems rose consistently with increased exposure to thimerosal in vaccines.
Autism, defined as a pervasive developmental disorder, or PDD, is a complex neurological disorder that affects brain development.
Pervasive developmental disorders are complex neurological disorders that affect brain development.
Did those questions include family history, medical issues, psychological problems, environmental issues, genetic screening, auditory and speech screening, neurological consultations, verbal and physical skills, and living conditions?
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke-- This government site has a helpful list of autism organizations that can help research efforts.
Some experts believe that gluten and casein foods affect normal neurological function of people with autism.
Part of the problem lies in the fact that autism is a neurological condition, not currently classified as a medical condition.
This creates new neurological pathways that hopefully are reflected in behavioral follow through.
The mysterious conditions are neurological in nature, affecting mental, sensory and emotional processing.
Rett's disorder is a neurological condition that manifests in behavioral and physical ways.
Atypical autism is a neurological disorder that affects social behavior, language development and creative expression.
The main argument against autism culture is the fact that it is generally viewed as a medical condition with evidence of neurological impairments.
Asperger syndrome (AS) is a neurological condition characterized by developmental delays.
As for now, the neurological conditions are treated mostly through behavioral and educational treatments, and many of the treatments fall under the realm of social and educational programs.
Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder that is neurological in nature.
Autistic disorders are neurological conditions that manifest in behaviors.
Aspergers disease is a neurological disorder that manifests behaviorally.
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, each of these conditions have a genetic component, whether a mutation of a single gene or more complicated vehicle for inheritance.
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke discusses brain abnormalities and possible causes of AS.
Treatment for Aspergers disease include behavioral and cognitive exercises that may help build normal neurological connections in the brain, with practice.
There is also a theory that gluten and casein affect the normal neurological functioning of people with autism.
Vitamin supplementation also operates on the assumption that autism may be linked to a nutritional deficiency or that the vitamin can help a neurological function work better.
The idea is that this can also help neurological functioning in the autistic brain.
However, no conclusive studies have found a definite connection between vaccines and the neurological disorders.
The center provides targeted neurological and overall developmental treatments as well as other medical and community services.
As a neurological disorder, autism has its roots in atypical brain development.
Through neurological imaging and other medical testing, it has become apparent that some autistic individuals have brains that are physically different from those of their peers.
The interactions of these mutations and their effect on neurological development may account for some of the significant brain differences seen in those with autism.
If, like many people, you find that these tests don't provide clear answers about the neurological causes of your disorder, you might consider enrolling in a study.
Stem cells may be effective in repairing brain circuits in people with neurological conditions including Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease, and treatments may be applicable to autism as well.
Stem cell treatments have been effective in treating neurological disorders that appear in adulthood.
They were developed by Alan Hirsch, MD, the founder and neurological director of the Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation of Chicago.
In addition to his labours on neurological and even physiological problems he made many contributions to other branches of medicine, his published works dealing, among other topics, with liver and kidney diseases, gout and pulmonary phthisis.