Results 1 - 10 of 24 for paralysis
  1. Paralysis (National Library of Medicine)  
    Paralysis is the loss of muscle function in part of your body. It happens when something goes ... way messages pass between your brain and muscles. Paralysis can be complete or partial. It can occur ...
  2. Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... nervous system. In serious cases, it can cause paralysis (where you can't move parts of the body). The paralysis may be lifelong and can sometimes be life- ...
  3. Parkinson's Disease (National Library of Medicine)  
    Parkinson's disease (PD) is a type of movement disorder. It happens when nerve cells in the brain don't produce enough of a brain chemical called dopamine. Sometimes ...
  4. Muscle Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... Muscle disorders can cause weakness, pain or even paralysis. Causes of muscle disorders include: Injury or overuse, ...
  5. Bell's Palsy (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... palsy is the most common cause of facial paralysis. It usually affects just one side of the ... from mild to severe and include: Twitching Weakness Paralysis Drooping eyelid or corner of mouth Drooling Dry ...
  6. Spinal Cord Injuries (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your spinal cord is a bundle of nerves that runs down the middle of your back. It carries signals back and forth between your body and your brain. A spinal ...
  7. Tick Bites (National Library of Medicine)  
    If you spend time outdoors or have pets that go outdoors, you need to beware of ticks. Ticks are small bloodsucking parasites. Many species transmit diseases ...
  8. Voice Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    Voice is the sound made by air passing from your lungs through your larynx, or voice box. In your larynx are your vocal cords, two bands of muscle that vibrate ...
  9. Acoustic Neuroma (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... The tumor can also eventually cause numbness or paralysis of the face. If it grows large enough, ...
  10. Brain Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... to problems such as vision loss, weakness and paralysis. Loss of brain cells, which happens if you ...
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