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What Are The Systems Of Ms
Nervous system: In general terms, the central nervous system (CNS) is made up of the brain & spinal cord. The peripheral ns includes the cranial nerves, spinal nerves, & all others outside of the cns. Functionally the autonomic ns involves essentially involuntary actions. The sympathetic ns is the 'fight or flight' emergency system & parasympathetic ns is the rest & digest system. They work together. ...Read more
very complex: First, ms is a disease of brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. Of course could see weakness, imbalance, loss of vision, cognitive and fatigue issues. However, the organ systems that could deteriorate due to meds include bones (osteoporosis from your steroids), liver, thyroid, GI issues, etc. I do not see that you are on an ms medication, or vitamin d. Would recommend both if these absent. ...Read more
MSA: There are three subtypes of MSA.MSA-A (Autonomic Dysfunction),MSA-P (Parkinsonism),MSA-C (Cerebellar Dysfunction). MSA Signs are Cogwheel Rigidity, Bradykinesia (Slowness of Movement), Autonomic Dysfunction (urinary incontinence, Orhtostatic Hypotension, Vertigo,etc.), Dementia, loss of postural reflexes in the first 1-2 years, no or sub therapeutic response to Levodopa & seldomly tremor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neurological problem: Initially, ms patients may present with loss of vision in one eye, problems with leg weakness, or difficulties with balance and coordination. Fatigue and worsening of symptoms during hot weather is common. Many pts develop problems with memory and emotions. In the most common form, there are periodic flares or relapses, and without treatment, disability can become quite severe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the functions of the muscle system? What are all the functions of the muscle system and what are some deseases as well
See below: Muscles in our body contract and relax consciously and unconsciously. A muscle that involuntarily contracts without our consciously willing it is called a "spasm." if the muscle maintains a sustained "spasm", it becomes a cramp, as can be seen with exercise. Overuse, spine problems, posture, fatigue, diminished blood supply, injury and certain diseases can contribute to spasms. See doctor. ...Read more
Too many to list: However, a few include Alzheimer's, frontotemporal dementia, Parkinson's, Huntington's, spinocerebellar degenerations, motor neuron diseases, etc. Please note that the term degenerative is now considered archaic, as we have learned that many of our disorders have understood causes, and a no longer as mysterious as in years' past. ...Read more
Guidance: There are far too many diseases of the central nervous system to list here, but the classics are Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, strokes, Multiple Sclerosis, epilepsies, brain tumors, intracranial bleeding, etc. Best way to learn more is to find a bookstore, and get consumer book about neurological conditions. ...Read more
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