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What Are The Functions Of Your Peripheral Nervous System
Many: There is a whole sub-specialty area of neurology called neuromuscular disease that diagnoses and manages all the diseases that affects the peripheral nervous system. There are many diseases in this area and can cause pathology of the nerves and the muscles as well as the connection between the two. It is numerous to list them all here. ...Read more
Can your peripheral nervous system become oversensitive following a stressful event? I feel like I can feel my clothes on my body for months 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 more
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 more
Through spinal nerve: Most peripheral nerves connect to the CNS via the spinal cord. Some through autonomic chains. ...Read more
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 more
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 ?
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