Some notes on Parkinsons disease from my Neurobiology class: -Parkinson’s disease is a basal ganglia disorder -In 1817 James Parkinson published the 1st complete description of the disease, the shaking palsy, that would be named Parkinson’s -Parkinson’s disease is caused by a loss of 80-90% of Snc dopamine containing neurons -In Parkinson’s disease, dopamine neurons in substantia nigra pars compacta die. Changes in basal ganglia circuit activity produced by Parkinson’s disease: 1. Stri
Brainology: 15 Intriguing Facts About Your Brain [Infographic]
Anatomy and Functional Areas of The Brain, The picture of how the human brain works and what are the functional areas of the brain. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
The nervous system is essentially the body’s electrical wiring. The nervous system can also experience functional difficulties, conditions such as epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, ALS, Huntington's chorea, and Alzheimer's disease. Structural disorders such as brain or spinal cord injury, Bell's palsy, cervical spondylosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, brain or spinal cord tumors, peripheral neuropathy, and Guillain-Barré syndrome also strike the nervous system.