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Neurologist FAQ #3: What Conditions Does A Neurologist Treat?

Updated: Mar 28

Neurologists are specialists who diagnose and treat conditions that affect the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. Some of the most common conditions they treat include:

  • Headaches, including migraines

  • Epilepsy and seizures

  • Strokes

  • Parkinson's disease

  • Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia

  • Multiple sclerosis

  • Peripheral neuropathy

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

  • Muscular dystrophy

  • Brain and spinal cord injuries

  • Brain tumors

  • Nerve and muscle disorders, such as myasthenia gravis and myopathies

  • Sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea and restless leg syndrome

  • Autonomic nervous system disorders, such as postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)

  • Movement disorders, such as tremors and dystonia

These are just a few examples of the conditions that neurologists may treat. If you are experiencing symptoms related to the brain or nervous system, it is important to see a neurologist. Call 480 800 4890 to make an appointment.

Other Posts in Our FAQ Series on Neurology and Neurologists

Part 1: What Is a Neurologist, Exactly?

Part 2: Understanding Symptoms that Often Prompt a Visit to a Neurologist

Part 4: How Do I Choose the Right Neurologist for Me?

Part 5: Do Neurologists Treat Depression?

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