Neurology is a medical specialty that deals with your nervous system. Your nervous system includes all of the nerves in your body, as well as your brain.
Your nerves are connected to your muscles throughout your body. Your brain sends signals to your nerves, and the nerves send signals to other parts of your body. This is how you do things like walking and breathing. As such, it is important that your nervous system works properly.
A neurologist diagnoses disorders affecting the brain, spinal cord and nerves, such as: stroke, multiple sclerosis, headache disorders, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy and more.
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A stroke happens when blood stops flowing to any part of your brain, damaging brain cells. The effects of a stroke will depend on the