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
Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
Brain and spinal cord injuries
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?