Your nervous system includes your brain, spinal cord, and the nerves located throughout your body. If you have a disorder that affects any part of your nervous system, you have a neurological condition.
Dignity Health doctors practice with a philosophy of care, dignity, and respect, and are ready to work in partnership with you to diagnose and treat a neurological condition on the Central Coast of California.
Are you searching for answers about a disorder that affects your spinal cord, brain, or nerves? Find a Doctor today at Dignity Health Central Coast.
Understanding Neurological Disorders at Dignity Health Central Coast
There are hundreds of disorders that can affect the nervous system. Dignity Health Central Coast neurological doctors provide this list of some of the most common neurological conditions:
Neurological conditions cause a wide range of signs and symptoms. The type you have depends on your specific condition. They may include:
- Memory problems
- Problems with motor skills
- Swallowing or breathing difficulties
- Burning sensations and pain
- Learning and thinking deficits
- Changes with taste, sight, and smell
A neurological condition can involve brain tissue damage, such as with a stroke or cerebral palsy, or damage to a single or many nerves.
Causes of Neurological Disorders
The causes of some neurological conditions are poorly understood or unknown. For example, it’s possible for healthy people with no family history of a seizure disorder to develop the condition.
In cases where the causes are known, they can range from head trauma to genetic disorders to developmental abnormalities prior to birth. Examples include:
- Traumatic injury to the spinal cord or brain
- Nerve damage and nerve diseases
- Gene mutations
- Cancer and benign tumors
- Blood vessel disorders
- Vascular disease
Dignity Health neurologists provide expert care in diagnosing and treating neurological conditions. Contact one of our doctors to receive personal care for a neurological disorder on the Central Coast.
Dignity Health neurological care experts treat a range of neurological conditions on the Central Coast of California.