Doctors for Neurodegeneration in Anand Nagar, Hubli-Dharwad
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The condition of Neurodegeneration is one where there is progressive loss of neurons including its death in many cases. In the long run it leads to progressive degeneration of neurons and diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson’s. Alongside symptoms experienced include loss of memory, poor motor control, lack of muscle control, cognitive disabilities, etc.
HOW IS NEURODEGENERATION DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of Neurodegeneration depends on the symptoms and physical examination. The neurologist may examine the patient and family history as well. Imaging tests like MRI, CT scan of the brain and spine help detect the damage to the neurons.
HOW IS NEURODEGENERATION TREATED?
There are currently no therapies available to cure neurodegeneration. For each of the diseases, medication can only alleviate symptoms and help to improve patients’ quality of life.
DID YOU KNOW?
The term neurodegeneration is a combination of two words - ""neuro,"" referring to nerve cells and ""degeneration,"" referring to progressive damage. The term ""neurodegeneration"" can be applied to several conditions that result in the loss of nerve structure and function.