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Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Multiple sclerosis (ms) is an autoimmune disease (body's defense system attacking itself) that involves the central nervous system. Central nervous is ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Brain & spinal cord: The central nervous system is made up of the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system is made up of the nerves that leave the spinal cord ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Garrett
39 years experience Radiology
CNS=Brain+SpinalCord: Limits of brain tissue are the meninges, a fibrous cover. The spinal cord usually ends at the first lumbar vertebra, just below the last rib. Below th ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
56 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on drug: To attack the CNS they have to cross the blood brain barrier. Not all drugs do this and it tends to be dose related as well as purity.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
46 years experience Dermatology
Nervous system slows: The nervous system becomes slower to respond with age.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
CNS: CNS = spinal cord + brain.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Is this for a school: Project? I see you have quite a few general nervous system questions that are all quite general. The type I might have asked when I was teaching colle ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
15 years experience Psychiatry
See below: Might produce a better answer if you can describe the kind of disorder you have in mind. Generally, the central nervous system consists of the brain a ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
THERE ARE SO MANY : Neurotoxic substances out there, and I do not have enough space here to enumerate. Google centrl nervous system toxins.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Guidance: There are far too many diseases of the central nervous system to list here, but the classics are Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, strokes, Multiple Sclerosis ... Read More
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