Category: NeuroPsychology

Optic Neuromyelitis: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Optic Neuromyelitis

The NMO (NMO), also known as Devic disease is a pathology of autoimmune,  inflammatory demyelinating which mainly affects the spinal and optical nerve terminals (Chiquete et al., 2010). At the clinical level, this disorder is characterized by the presentation of alterations related to optic neuritis and spinal myelitis, so  the signs and symptoms can range from a large neurological […]

Riley-Day Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Riley-Day Syndrome

The syndrome Riley-Day , also known as familial dysautonomia, is a sensory autonomic neuropathy source  hereditary producing widespread nerve involvement resulting in an autonomic and sensory dysfunction (Axelrod, Rolnitzky, Gold von Simson,  Berlin and Kaufmann, 2012) . In addition to this denomination, this type of disease can be known as family dysautonomia, hereditary autonomous sensory neuropathy type  III (NSAH III) […]

Diseases of the Spine

Diseases of the Spine

In this article I will describe the main diseases of the spine so you can identify them and prevent them from happening again. Back pain is very common, I do not know anyone who has not suffered at least once in their life. They are usually caused by a contracture caused by poor posture. Diseases of the Spine […]

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: Symptoms, Effects and Treatment

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

The polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a disease of unknown etiology of endocrine and gynecological type. This causes hormonal imbalances in women of reproductive age with relatively high incidence, this being the most frequent problem in the gynecologist’s office. This syndrome, which practically all doctors now call “condition”, presents a plurality of symptoms that differ from one woman […]

What is Magnetic Resonance?

Magnetic Resonance

The magnetic resonance (MR) imaging is the most commonly used technique in neurosciences for its many advantages, the main ones are that it is a noninvasive technique is magnetic resonance technique with higher spatial resolution. Being a non-invasive technique, it is not necessary to open any wound to perform it and it is also painless. Its spatial resolution allows identifying […]

Krabbe Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Krabbe Disease

The Krabbe disease or globoid leukodystrophy, a rare genetic disorder that affects the central nervous system, causing a deficiency in the cerebral white matter or myelin.  It is a genetic, hereditary and degenerative disorder, relatively unknown despite the fact that it is a very serious and often fatal medical condition. Krabbe Disease This type of leukodystrophy is […]

Fibromyalgia: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment


The fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic disease characterized by the presence and development of tender points throughout the musculoskeletal system and also affects mostly women (Guinot et al., 2015). People with fibromyalgia describe their medical condition as a situation of constant pain, with a significant increase in sensitivity at various points in the body and continuous physical […]

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