Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Nervous System Disease Types

Neurological disease may affect:

  • The central nervous system:
  • The cranial nerves:
    • Sends nerves to ears, eyes, nose, mouth, and other parts of the head
  • The peripheral nervous system:
    • Spinal nerves
    • Peripheral motor nerves (nerves that control movement)
    • Peripheral sensory nerves (nerves that control sensation and touch)
  • The autonomic nervous system:
    • Nerves that control involuntary body functions such as heart rate, blood pressure, and digestion.

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