Conditions & Treatments
An arrhythmia (also called dysrhythmia) is an abnormal rhythm of the heart.
A brain tumor is an abnormal growth of tissue in the brain or spinal cord. Learn more about this condition.
A mild traumatic brain injury or concussion is a disruption in the function of the brain as a result of a forceful blow to the head, either direct or indirect. Learn more about this condition.
Epilepsy is a brain condition that causes a child to have seizures. Learn more about this condition.
A headache is pain or discomfort in the head or face area. The most common are tension headaches and migraine headaches. Learn more about this condition.
Vascular headaches, a group that includes migraine headaches, are thought to involve abnormal function of the brain's blood vessels. Migraines include excessive vomiting, severe abdominal pain and dizziness. Learn more about this condition.
There are several neurological disorders affecting newborns that require clinical care by a doctor or other health care professional. Intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) is bleeding inside or around the ventricles, the spaces in the brain containing the cerebral spinal fluid. Periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) is characterized by the death or damage and softening of the white matter of the brain. Learn about these conditions.
Neuromuscular disorders include the muscular dystrophies, inflammation of muscle (myositis), spinal muscular atrophies, myasthenia gravis and neuropathies. Learn more about these conditions.
Syncope is a temporary loss of consciousness and muscle tone caused by inadequate blood supply to the brain. Syncope is sometimes also called fainting.