A 49-year-old member asked:
how do autoimmune diseases impact the nervous system?
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Dr. John Goldman answered
54 years experience Rheumatology
Inflammation: There can be : Cognitive dysfunction (not thinking clearly, memory deficits) Headaches Seizure Altered mental alertness (e.g. stupor or coma) Aseptic meningitis (inflammation of the covering of the brain) Stroke (disturbance of the blood supply to different parts of the brain) Peripheral neuropathy (e.g. numbness, tingling, burning of the hands and feet) Movement disorders Myelitis (disruption)
Answered on Mar 26, 2018
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