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How does tourette's affect the brain?

How does tourette's affect the brain?

Flip that: Current research has found abnormalities in parts of the brain, including frontal lobes, cortex, & basal ganglia. The circuitry that connects these parts also has abnormalities. These abnormalities would be the cause of the clinical symptoms of tourette's. ...Read more

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How does autism affect the brain?

How does autism affect the brain?

No one knows: Autism is defined as a group of symptoms. They probably have many causes. Although there are several good theories and some studies that show brain changes in autistic people at this point no one knows the answer to your question. ...Read more

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How does autism affect the brain?

How does autism affect the brain?

Intense research: Autism spectrum disorder is being studied by some of the best laboratories in the world. Molecularly there have been alternations noted in epigenetic areas, and positron emission tomography has revealed alterations in virtually all neurotransmitters. It thus is extraordinarily complex. ...Read more

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How does noonan syndrome affect the body?

How does noonan syndrome affect the body?

Lots of things: Please check out this website: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002621/.

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Does Marfan syndrome affect the brain?

Does Marfan syndrome affect the brain?

No: Marfan syndrome affects the eyes and damages one's vision, and the syndrome affects the lining of the spinal cord, but it typically does not cause brain problems. ...Read more

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How does epilepsy affect the brain?

How does epilepsy affect the brain?

Yes: Epilepsy is sudden massive electrical discharge in the brain. It can manifest as myoclonic jerks, loss of consciousness, and amnesia of the events. There may be warning signs( aura) or none at all. ...Read more

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How does lupus affect the brain?

How does lupus affect the brain?

See below: Strokes, CNS vasculitis, seizures on occasion, and neurocognitive diffficulties on occasion. ...Read more

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How does Marfan syndrome affect the heart?

How does Marfan syndrome affect the heart?

Enlarges aortic root: Patients with marfan syndrome have tendency to develop aortic wall enlargemnt causing mainly aortic root aneurysms.This can lead to aortic valve insufficency and also aortic dissection which is a tear in the wall of the aorta. ...Read more

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How does LSD affect the brain?

How does LSD affect the brain?

LSD: It is a hallucinogen. It alters your senses of time, space, & distance. U can hear colors or see sounds. The bad trip last @ 12 hours. Strange feelings & strong emotions are common. U can experience panic, confusion, sadness & scary images. It can affect your judgment & your behavior can get out of control. Your pupils dilate, your heart rate & blood pressure increase. You shak ...Read more

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How does having brain cancer affect the brain function?

How does having brain cancer affect the brain function?

Location: This is entirely dependent on the location of the tumor. There will be certain dysfunction by the affected area of the brain where the tumor is. It also is dependent on the side of the brain where the tumor is. ...Read more

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How does edwards syndrome affect someone's behavior?

How does edwards syndrome affect someone's behavior?

Genetics consult: I would refer you to the genetics consult or you can ask your question online at the office of rare disease research, which can provide you with more information: http://rarediseases.Info.Nih.Gov/gard/disease.Aspx?Pageid=4&diseaseid=6321. ...Read more

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How does ketamine affect the brain?

How does ketamine affect the brain?

Pain and anesthesia: Ketamine is a controlled substance. Addictive, Dissociates the brain and an NMDA antagonist Causes nystagmus, halucination double vision- should be used by trained physicians Growing illicit use and disasters when used by addicts .Gabor Racz MD ...Read more

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How does brain cancer affect the brain?

How does brain cancer affect the brain?

It depends: This is a difficult question to answer because it really depends on where the cancer is in the brain and how extensive it is. Different parts of the brain are responsible for different things. So for example it is possible that a brain cancer could impact someone's speech for one person but not another. ...Read more

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How does Down syndrome affect your speech development?

How does Down syndrome affect your speech development?

Delayed speech: Children with Down syndrome usually exhibit delayed speech development. They should receive at least the same speech stimulation at home and receive early intervention services including speech stimulation therapy. ...Read more

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How does alzheimer's disease affect the brain?

How does alzheimer's disease affect the brain?

Details unknown: Amyeloid plaques, tau tangles become apparent. We don't know why. The damage starts in the temporal lobes and then the parietal lobes. ...Read more

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How does Rohypnol affect the brain?

How does Rohypnol affect the brain?

Many ways: it is an intermediate acting benzodiazepine used as an hypnotic, sedative, anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, and skeletal muscle relaxant drug. if you use it infrequently, just helps you to calm down for sleep. Long-term use can lead to dependence. Withdrawals are bad – could lead to seizures. Do not take it for long time – you will feel anxious all the time even though you take a coming medication ...Read more

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How can depression affect the brain?

How can  depression affect the brain?

Depression: There are chemicals in brain called neurotransmitters, main ones being dopamine, serotonin & adrenaline. These are imbalances when mood changes. Medications that treat depression try to bring those back to balance and hence stabilize moods. ...Read more

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How does schizophrenia affect certain sections of the brain?

How does schizophrenia affect certain sections of the brain?

Multiple areas: In schizophrenia there are multiple areas affected such as marked reductions in gray matter, decreased brain volume and activity in patients. Other structural changes include larger ventricles and basal nuclei. Please see the image provided which provides a good overview of all areas involved. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me effects on the brain from aspergers' syndrome?

Can you please tell me effects on the brain from aspergers' syndrome?

Asbergers disorder: It is not the effects on the brain of aspergers, it is the brain wiring and chemical balances that cause aspergers. Aspergers is an anxxiety disorder characterized by people who have difficulty reading the emotions of others, they want friends but lack the social skills to maintain friendships. They often do not understand social concepts and how other feel. ...Read more