Doctor insights on:
Peripheral Nervous System Chart
Just that: The division of your nervous system into central & peripheral is based on anatomy, not physiology. . The brain & spinal cord make up the central; the continuation from these two make up the peripheral. But they are continuous. The ''third" nervous system regulates the function of your remaining organ systems, from bowel to cardiovascular & everything in between. Maintains balance. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Possible peripheral nervous system disorder maybe as suggested on Health Tap. What type of Dr should I see ?
Nervous system: Not sure what disorder u r referring to, but a Neurologist would probably be good option. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Connects: Peripheral nervous system includes all the nerves that reside out of the brain and spinal cord (ie central nervous system). It sends signals to the brain (our senses) and receive signals from the central nervous system (motor activity) to move muscles. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Peripheral nerves...: The peripheral 'wiring schematic' begins at the nerve roots exiting the spine (at the anterior horn cell, to be specific), which then travel through a plexus (one on each side of the pelvis, and one under each collarbone), which emerge as peripheral nerves into the arms & legs, terminating at the junction with an organ (such as muscle or skin). Head and neck nerves differ slightly. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
In a very rare disorder has a neuro come across when certain cells have attacked and killed the peripheral nervous system leaving the body to die ?
ALS: I believe you are talking about amyotropic lateral sclerosis - lou gherigs disease. Nerve cells in the spinal cord are affected causing muscle weakness and wasting, ultimately death, usually due to respiratory problems. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Through spinal nerve: Most peripheral nerves connect to the CNS via the spinal cord. Some through autonomic chains. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Definitely yes: It is well known that alcohol is a depressant of the CNS and vascular system, leading to irreversible changes in the peripheral nervous system. Additionally there is a direct neurotoxic effect of alcohol. The most frequent consequence of chronic alcohol intake is a toxic alcohol induced polyneuropathy.The symptoms include numbness of the soles, followed by discomfort of feet and legs. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Anatomical terms: Brain, spinal cord, and cranial nerves, especially optic nerves, all start within the central system. Once outside the spinal canal these nerves are now called peripheral nerves and connect to muscle to cause contraction, and return to spinal cord, sensory nerves, to report peripheral sensations from outer world. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Get help from a doctor now ›
If the immune system mediated an aggressive attack on the whole peripheral nervous system and killed the entire nerves of the body what are symptoms ?
Death: Although i just answered your question, important to understand that this would involve a rare progressive irreversible anaphylactic allergic reaction, and this really affects numerous organ systems. However, consider that there are chronic immune disorders that attack peripheral nerves (cidp), and nerves in central brain and spinal cord (ms). This is almost never an all or none situation. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- What is the difference between central and peripheral nervous system?
- Peripheral nervous system
- Central nervous system flow chart
- Autonomic nervous system disorders peripheral neuropathy
- Peripheral nervous system diseases
- Nervous system flow chart
- Is sciatica usually a problem in the central or peripheral nervous systems?
- What are the functions of your peripheral nervous system?
- Talk to a neurologist online for free