ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease)
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, is a progressive disease of the nervous system affecting more than 5,500 people in the United States annually.
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Alzheimer's disease affects approximately five million people in America. It is the most common cause of dementia, a disorder in which cognitive functions deteriorate.
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Back and neck care
Many people will suffer back pain and other spinal conditions during their lifetime. Learn more about our back and neck care.
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A brain aneurysm is a bulge in the wall of a brain artery. If this bulge tears and bleeds, nearby cells may be damaged. A brain aneurysm can occur in an artery wall that is weak or has a defect.
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Baylor Scott & White Vasicek Cancer Treatment Center – Temple, located in Temple, Texas, offers an integrated care team for the treatment of brain and spinal cord tumors in collaboration with the Baylor Scott & White Neuroscience Institute.
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A concussion is a type of brain injury caused by a sudden impact to your head. It can also be caused by sudden movement of your brain inside your head, such as from forceful shaking.
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Dementia is the name for a group of brain conditions that make it harder to remember, reason and communicate. With dementia, nerve cells in the brain are gradually damaged or destroyed.
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Epilepsy is a neurological disorder involving recurrent seizures. It is one of the most common disorders involving the brain, affecting people regardless of age, gender or ethnicity.
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Essential tremor (ET) is a nervous system disorder that causes involuntary and rhythmic shaking, known as tremors. Tremors impact different parts and different sides of the body including hands, head, voice, legs and trunk.
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When headache pain persists despite treatment, it may be time to turn to a one of our headache experts who have specialized training in comprehensive headache care.
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Hydrocephalus, once called "water on the brain," occurs when excess fluid builds up in the brain—most often because of an obstruction preventing proper fluid drainage.
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Baylor Scott & White Health treats a number of movement disorders and conditions.
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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease of the central nervous system. It is thought to be an autoimmune disorder. Myelin, a fatty tissue that surrounds and protects the nerve fibers, is lost in multiple areas with MS.
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There are many neuromuscular disorders that require care from a neuroscience physician, including:
- Spinal muscular atrophy
- Muscular dystrophy
- Myasthenia gravis
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Parkinson's disease is a progressive brain disease characterized by the loss of dopamine cells. More than 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with this condition.
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The pituitary gland is a small organ in the brain. Most pituitary tumors are not cancerous, but because of where the gland is located, many tumors will press against the optic nerves.
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Skull base tumors
Tumors of the skull base can occur within various anatomic sites. If brain tumor symptoms are present, like pain at the base of the skull, you will receive a neurological exam to check vision, hearing, balance, coordination and reflexes.
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From prevention to life-saving treatment, we offer comprehensive stroke care. Many Baylor Scott & White medical centers are certified as Primary Stroke Centers by The Joint Commission.
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Traumatic brain injury
The most common causes of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) are falls, blunt accidental trauma, motor vehicle accidents and assault.
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