Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects a part of the brain called the substantia nigra. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an immune-mediated disease in which the immune system attacks the central nervous system (CNS), including the spine, brain, and optic nerves.
A gelastic seizure is a rare focal seizure that causes uncontrolled laughing or giggling even in the absence of joy or happiness. A focal seizure is a seizure that begins in one part of your brain as opposed to generalized seizures that develop in your whole brain.
In a recently published study, researchers investigated the reasons behind neuropathic symptoms in long COVID.They found that neuropathic symptoms in long COVID may arise from immune system dysfunction.
Ophthalmoplegic migraine is now called recurrent ophthalmoplegic neuropathy, or RPON. Contrary to what the name "ophthalmoplegic migraine" implies, it is actually not a migraine. RPON causes a headache and temporary paralysis of certain nerves around the eye.
Inflammation in the brain and nerve cell damage are associated with symptoms of anxiety in long COVID-19 patients, a study finds.