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What is the frontal lobe of the brain used for

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 34 years experience
Frontal lobe: The frontal lobe is Betty functions including: motor control, expression of memory and identification of smells and odors are many of the functions of... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology 59 years experience
Personality change: The person would behave like a zombie if both sides removed
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicole Clark
Neurology 18 years experience
Personality: The frontal lobe controls personality, inhibitions, and is a large part of our planning. It is also involved in our memory storage and part of moveme... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Please clarify, as I have no clue what a "tau blockage" means. Disease caused by tau deposition is termed tauopathy, and blockage arises due to obstr... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Condefer
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21 years experience
Stroke and mood: Yes! Frontal lobe strokes can cause personality and/or mood changes. The FLs when healthy act as our "filter", keep us from losing control of our emot... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
Neurosurgery 36 years experience
Tumor Growth: Non cancerous tumors of the frontal lobe will usually take years to get to 13 centimeters.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted Saha
Dr. Ted Sahaanswered
Pediatrics 44 years experience
Frontal lobe functio: The smaller size of the frontal lobe catches up, but it"s function does improve with the aid of medicines
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pradeep Parihar
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Brain : Frontal brain does reasoning and emotion. Brain stem is more a vital center for heart and respiration control.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Goodman
40 years experience
Good care, not worry: This depends on various factors and a consultation with a good neurologist or neurosurgeon should allow you to understand the nature of the cyst and t... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
Neurology 17 years experience
Occiptal nerves: This pain can be from occipital nerves or upper neck pathology. See a physician for an evaluation and to make sure this is not from something serious... Read More
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