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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

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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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Due to a recent study, it is said that people who were victims of child abuse as a child have less grey matter in their brains. How do I increase it?

Due to a recent study, it is said that people who were victims of child abuse  as a child have less grey matter in their brains. How do I increase it?

Don't need to.....: You don't need to increase the amount of grey matter - you need to optimize what you have there. Most adults are only utilizing 5-8% of their brain cells, so we have almost unlimited capacity to utilize more of what we have. You don't need more numbers of cells. You need to recruit the ones you're not using to work. This is done by brain exercise. Read, listen to music, juggle, do crosswords...... ...Read more

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Living with a Brain Tumor (Checklist)

Watch for seizures
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What does it mean when the Grey matter in the brain is leaking into the white matter of the brain? And what kind of effects can it have?

What does it mean when the Grey matter in the brain is leaking into the white matter of the brain? And what kind of effects can it have?

Which planet we on?: Here on Earth there are no human beings who leak Grey matter into white matter. Do you have a report of some sort that you're looking at & trying to interpret? The only thing I can think of that would have any remote significance to what you're saying is called "heterotopia" which refers to islands of gray matter within white matter territory. Seizures are known to occur as a main manifestation. ...Read more

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What disease would be indicated if a CT scan showed a reduction of grey and white matter in the brain?

What disease would be indicated if a CT scan showed a reduction of grey and white matter in the brain?

Long list. : See brain atrophy at rightdiagnosis.Com. Discuss concerns with your doctor and a neurologist. ...Read more

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Maintain good sleep habits to avoid seizures
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Can underdevoloped gray matter in the brain cause memory, speech, and thought process issues?

Can underdevoloped gray matter in the brain cause memory, speech, and thought process issues?

Can lose cells: Underdevelopment of the gray matter is something your born with and symptoms of what would be perceived as mental retardation at that age. . When it is acquired later in life, it is usually due to a degenerative process such as alzheimer's or other dementias. ...Read more

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Can you please explain blurring between gray and white matter in the brain?

Can you please explain blurring between gray and white matter in the brain?

Blurring: Bluring relates to the brain image on cat scan or mri. It is usually caused by edema (swelling) or damage, causing an accumulation of fluid in the area, so the the gray matter, where nerve cell bodies are located. The white matter contains the nerve fibers that travel throughout the brain. ...Read more

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Eat a balanced diet
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What is white matter of the brain and what is grey matter?

What is white matter of the brain and what is grey matter?

White & gray matter: The gray matter in the brain is nerve cell bodies; white matter is the fibers that grow from them. These fibers also have a sheath covering them called "myelin" which is also part of white matter. If white matter is damaged in some way -- by stroke, inflammation, or disease like ms -- it shows up on MRI scans. Gray matter can be damaged also. ...Read more

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