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I have had 4 brain surguries. 2 nasopharxsquamous,1mvd 1Gama knife . Istill have extreme pain. I have Nf1 and Brain Degenerative disease . will I ever?

I have had 4 brain surguries. 2 nasopharxsquamous,1mvd 1Gama knife . Istill have extreme pain. I have Nf1 and Brain Degenerative disease . will I ever?

Dx unclear: is the diagnosis from cancer going to the brain? Is there some other type of problem as the dx here is not clear. If you are asking if you will be "normal " it is not clear either. The baseline dx will give you the best prognosis of what the future will hold. NOte I would make sure you have one primary physician tying up all the loose ends and not manage it all by yourself. The best to you ...Read more

Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more


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What all can cause degenerative brain disease?

What all can cause degenerative brain disease?

Broad question: In general if it is good for yuor heart it is good for your brain. Exercise, control of high blood pressure, diabetes and weight. ...Read more

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How to know if I have a degenerative brain disease?

How to know if I have a degenerative brain disease?

Symptom collection: People with degenerative brain disease, like Alzheimers disease, have progressive symptoms that affect multiple neurological functions for several months or longer. All of the neurodegenerative illnesses are like this. It distinguishes them from other types of illnesses, like stroke, MS, etc. ...Read more

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How to know if I have a degenerative brain disease or something?

How to know if I have a degenerative brain disease or something?

Neurologist: It is unusual for someone that is 36 to have degenerative brain disease. However, in general, neurologist are good at evaluating and making the diagnosis. They can do this by history-ie. Are there indications of cognitive dysfunction? They can also do this by using detailed MRI scans of the brain to look for areas of abnormality or degeneration. ...Read more

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Is there any degenerative brain diseases caused by liver disease?

Is there any degenerative brain diseases caused by liver disease?

Yes: Chronic poorly controlled liver disease can lead to a condition of brain injury called hepatocerebral degneration. This is not to be confused with the delirum that is seen with liver failure and is reversible ( hepatic encephalopathy). Hepatocerebral degeneration is a less reversible problem seen after years of advanced liver disease and has features like parkinson's disease, . ...Read more

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Hi Doctors. How do I know if I have a degenerative brain disease ?

Hi Doctors. How do I know if I have a degenerative brain disease ?

Testing: It's rare for people to develop a degenerative disease of the brain at such a young age. Some degenerative brain disorders are genetic. You could have blood tests done to look for markers for these. If you have a family history of such illness, genetic testing would be appropriate. Some degenerative diseases can be detected with MRI scans. Consult with a doctor if you are having symptoms. ...Read more

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What is life like for a baby with tay-sachs or other degenerative brain disease?

What is life like for a baby with tay-sachs or other degenerative brain disease?

TAY- SACHS D.: CNS degenerative disorder with enlarged head, infantile spasm, lossof vision, mental and motor difficulty from floppy to rigidity, usually die early in life ...Read more

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How to increase grey matter of brain. I am suffering from a degenerative disease because of which i got lack of lower limbs coordination.

How to increase grey matter of brain. I am suffering from a degenerative disease because of which i got  lack of lower limbs coordination.

Sorry to hear that: I'm not aware of any method available with current technology that will increase your gray matter. Remain as active you can be, exercise and get physical therpay to make the most of what you have for as long as you can. ...Read more