Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Brain Disease Overview

What is a brain disease?
A person with brain disease has a problem with the function and-or structure of the brain. Brain disease represents a general term that represents a broad range of brain disorders. Brain disease can occur in all age groups, but becomes more common in old age.

What are the symptoms of a brain disease?
Symptoms of a brain disease depends on the underlying condition. Symptoms may include chronic headaches, vertigo, nausea, difficulty walking, and localized numbness or weakness. Other symptoms include changes in mood, dementia, confusion, depression, and changes in vision.

How does the doctor treat a brain disease?
Treatment for a brain disease depends on the underlying condition. Options may include surgery, medications, and vitamin supplements.

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