Neurologists treat disorders of the brain, spinal cord, muscles and peripheral nervous system. Severe headaches, seizures, movement disorders and neurodegenerative disorders are a few of the conditions treated by neurolo... More »

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Dr. David Perlmutter has been a practicing neurologist for about 30 years, as of 2015. He graduated from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in 1981. Neurologists typically complete four-year residency prog... More »

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Memory tests conducted by a neurologist are part of diagnosing and differentiating between types of dementia, according to WebMD. There are several different kinds of mental status exams, and they are used in combination... More »

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The body parts are grouped into several systems, including the nervous system of the brain, spinal cord and nerves that control the body, its muscles and glands; and the skeletal system of the bones and joints that suppo... More »

Nervous tissue is found in peripheral nerves throughout the body and in the organs of the central nervous system, the brain and spinal cord. Nerve tissue is composed of neurons, which are specialized cells able to react ... More »

Glycogen is stored mainly in the liver, but the skeletal muscles and glial cells in the brain also contain a small amount of glycogen. The amount of glycogen stored in the liver is about 10 percent of its mass. More »

The eyes, the joints and muscles and the vestibular organs in the inner ears control a body's balance by sending nerve signals to the brain. Dysfunction in any one of these systems can result in loss of balance. More »