Neurological Disorders

Neurological disorders can impact your sleep, memory, communication, and daily functioning. Whether they are present at birth, developed over time, or caused by a traumatic brain injury or other condition, issues with your brain and nervous system functioning can have a serious impact on your mental health. Learn more about these conditions and what you or your loved ones can do to cope.

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What Is Wet Brain?
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Men and the Stigma of Migraines
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What Is Stereotypic Movement Disorder?
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Mental Health Effects of a Stroke
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What Is a Tension Headache?
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Is Alzheimer's Disease Genetic?
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Dementia vs. Alzheimer's Disease: What Are the Differences?
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The Mental Health Effects of Living With Multiple Sclerosis
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What Are Cluster Headaches?
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Mild Autism: Definition, Traits, Treatment
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What Is a Sinus Headache?
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What to Know About Autism in Girls
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What Is Autism?
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Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease
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Causes and Risk Factors of Parkinson’s Disease
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How are Migraines and Mental Health Connected? 
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What Is Neurodiversity?
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What to Know About Different Types Communication Disorders
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How Are Children Affected by a Speech Sound Disorder?
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What To Know About Neurodevelopmental Disorders
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What to Know About Neurobehavioral Disorders
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What Is Parkinson's Disease?
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What Is Huntington's Disease?
What Is the Connection Between Sleepwalking and Mental Health?
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Living With Autism Spectrum Disorder
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What to Know About Autism in Kids
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What You Should Know About Caring for an Autistic Person
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How Are Children Affected by Language Disorders?
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What Causes Autism?
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Coping With Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease
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How Alzheimer’s Disease Is Diagnosed
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Does Your Child Have Developmental Coordination Disorder?
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What Is "High-Functioning" Autism?
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How a Head Injury Can Affect Your Mental Health
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Coping With Alzheimer’s Disease
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Causes and Risk Factors of Alzheimer's Disease
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Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease
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Coping With Parkinson's Disease
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Tests And Scales To Diagnose Autism
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