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Neurology facts for kids

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Neurology is the study of the nervous system in medicine. Neurology also is about the medical diagnosis and treatment of conditions and illnesses of the nervous system. This can include both the physical condition of the brain, nerves, and brain messages between the body and the nervous system. When things are not functioning normally, the differences can influence behaviour, function and/or sensation.

Some Common Neurological Illnesses and Conditions

  • Epilepsy
  • Shingles
  • Mental illnesses
  • Diabetic neuropathy and diabetes-related blindness

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