Some of the diseases that may affect the nervous system include epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, Huntington's chorea, Alzheimer's disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. These disease have varied cau... More »

Nervous system diseases include degenerative diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease; brain tumors; and infections, such as encephalitis or meningitis, according to WebMD. Nervou... More »

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Diseases of the nervous system include stroke, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease, according to WebMD. A stroke occurs from bleeding or a rupture of a blood vessel supplying blood to the brain, while e... More »

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In vertebrates, such as humans, the nervous system consists of two main components: the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system, as noted by Inner Body. The brain and spinal cord make up the CNS, and the... More »

The nervous system and endocrine system are connected by the hypothalamus, which regulates hormones in the body. The hypothalamus controls major endocrine glands like the pituitary gland, and it also supports proper nerv... More »

Neuroscience for Kids states that smoking affects the nervous system by causing an increase in blood pressure, heart rate and respiration as well as constriction of arteries and stimulation of the central nervous system.... More »

The somatic nervous system controls voluntary, conscious motor functions (skeletal movement and sensory movement), whereas the autonomic nervous system controls involuntary functions (such as smooth muscles, cardiac musc... More »