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A 33-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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Dr. Michael Feinberg
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Which drugs? Attack?: Many drugs act on the brain, some because they are meant to, others as side effects. Very few drugs damage the cns. The ones that are known to cause ... Read More
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A 39-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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
CNS: Encephalitis, Epilepsy, Meningitis, Migraines, Huntington's disease.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bourgon
21 years experience Radiology
Huge list: If you're having symptoms, talk to your PCP who may send you on to a neurologist.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
CNS diseases: Bipolar disorder, Epilepsy, Meningitis, Encephalitis, Alzheimer, Migraines, MS, Parkinson, Tourette, ADHD, are few examples.
A 30-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 48-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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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Here's a list: Epilepsy, stroke, migraine, Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis, brain tumors, aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, Huntington's chorea, Alzheimer's, b ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
CNS diseases: Bipolar disorder, Epilepsy, Meningitis, Encephalitis, Alzheimer, Migraines, MS, Parkinson, Tourette, ADHD, are few examples.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
???: I'm sorry, i don't understand your question.

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