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  • Metabolic Disorder of the Brain

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    Metabolic Disorder Of Brain Definition:- Metabolism is the process your body uses energy or action from the food you eat. The food consists of carbohydrates, proteins and fats. Chemicals in the digestive tract to break pieces of food in your stomach acids and sugars, and fuel the body. You can use your body the fuel immediately, or it can store energy in the body tissues, such as liver, muscle and fat in the body. Metabolic disorders present in the mother or the baby and cause neurodevelopmental

  • Epilepsy: A Brain Disorder

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    The brain is a very intricate system and your body’s control center. When it becomes damaged from illness, injury, or other health conditions, a brain disorder can develop. There are many different symptoms which can occur depending on the disorder which is present (Macon & Leonard, 2012). This paper will describe and discuss the brain disorder known as epilepsy. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder of the brain which primarily affects the nervous system and causes seizures in those affected by it

  • Brain Disorders: Blood Brain Barrier

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    Brain disorders are major concern of modern world in terms of economic liability and human suffering with the increased number of aged population as a result of the long life expectancy. The main challenge in the treatment of many of the neurodegenerative diseases is the presence of a polarized layer of endothelial cells that comprises the blood–brain barrier (BBB) which precludes access of systemically administered medicines to brain tissue. Currently more than 98% of all small molecules

  • Brain Disorders

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    The brain, which weighs only three pounds and is made up of eighty percent water, is the key organ of our nervous system. It is divided into three different parts: the Cerebrum, the Cerebellum, and the Medulla Oblongata. The “gray matter” of the brain is about one-eighth inch thick and it gives the brain its gray color. Inside the brain is the cortex, which is made up of billions of neurons. These neurons extend into the cerebral hemisphere and it controls all mental activity. In this report I will

  • Brain Disorders: Schizophrenia

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    uncommon condition but in reality, it’s not rare at all. In actuality, everyone has a chance of having Schizophrenia in their life. Schizophrenia a brain disorder that can occur to any person in any background, happening to not only in men but also in women evenly and all areas of roles, like thinking, feeling, sensitivity and performance. This disorder is an extensive mental health complication that can affect all different kinds of people. The origin of Schizophrenia is not completely known. Though

  • Depression is a Brain Disorder

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    The brain and emotions can do much more than help people think and feel; they can cause major problems such as depression and eating disorders. Depression is an illness that causes constant sadness. There are around seven different types of depression. Many negative effects come from depression. Eating disorders are another brain disorder that causes drastic changes in an everyday diet. The three main types of eating disorders are anorexia, bulimia, and binge-eating. They cause extreme weight loss

  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Hindering Learning and Brain Structure

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    Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Hindering on Learning and Brain Structure In this literary review, research from six peer reviewed journals will be analyzed and summarized to attain a wide-ranging look at fetal alcohol spectrum disorders effects. The majority of the journals have human subjects except for one whose testing was done on rats to indicate that the adverse effects of alcohol consumption during the gestational cycle is not limited to humans. Several areas of the brain are also studied across

  • The Gamma Knife Improves Treatment of Brain Disorders

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    Gamma Knife Improves Treatment of Brain Disorders Advanced treatment for brain tumors and brain disorders, the Gamma Knife is a tool being utilized to treat thousands of functional brain disorders every year without the danger involved in invasive procedures. Not many people can say they were up and about the same day after treatment of a brain tumor. This is now possible with the Gamma Knife, a technology utilizing gamma rays to treat brain disorders successfully and with no incision

  • Understanding Dementia in Relation to Brain and Communication Disorders

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    Relation to Brain and Communication Disorders It is well known that the elderly population in our society is growing larger. With this increase comes the awareness and prevalence of common health issues of the elderly. Dementia is an illness that is commonly associated with the geriatric population. To understand dementia, one would need to learn its symptoms, its causes, and its various treatment options. This study specifically focuses on the relationship that dementia holds with brain and communication

  • Psychological Disorders That Affect The Brain: Schizophrenia

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    Schizophrenia is a type of psychological disorder that affects a person’s brain and affects how they think and act on a daily bases. The disorder is known to be one of the most disabling and puzzling psychological disorder. People that suffer from this disorder have stated experiences that it is almost like a break from reality. It seems that schizophrenia in the past years has become a larger issue in our society. Moreover, people who develop the disorder seem to be disengaged from the common things