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Central Nervous System Diseases
Huntington's disease, an often fatal disease of the central nervous system, is inherited from a dominant alle, is this right?
Yes: Autosomal dominant disorder with the presence of excess numbers of tri-nucleotide repeats within the Huntington's gene on human chromosome 4. ...Read more
What are some central nervous system disorders that cause facial parethesia? What tests can be done?
Facial Paresthesias: Please refer to my response above.Get a more detailed answer ›
What causes central nervous system inflammation all throuout your body, what are the symptoms, treatment?
Selenium+Zinc+Biotin: If you mean hair loss caused by central nervous system medications, a remedy that has helped my patients is: zinc 50 mg bid selenium 100 mcg bid biotin 5 mg bid ...Where 'bid' means 'twice a day' all should be available wherever vitamins and nutrients are sold. Takes about a month to see results. As always, consult with your doctor to be sure none of these interfere with your condition. ...Read more
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 permanent changes are alcohol and stimulants like cocaine/crack and methamphetamine when used for long periods. Tolerance to opioids and benzodiazepines takes a year or so to disappear completely, but the effects are thengone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Check to see: Where the specialists are on this condition in the us. See if there are any on-going studies for this condition. Educate yourselves as much as possible. ...Read more
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