There are more than 600 diseases of the brain or nervous system that fall under neurological disorders and require specialized care. At Texas Pediatric Specialties and Family Sleep Center, the team includes neurological experts, including pediatric neurologists, who help untangle these complex conditions, getting you the help you need. To learn more about the neurology services at Texas Pediatric Specialties and Family Sleep Center, call one of the two San Antonio-based clinics in Nix Alamo Heights, Shavano Park, and Lockhill-Selma, Texas. You may also make an appointment using the online scheduling tool.
Given the sheer number of problems that can affect your brain or your nervous system, it’s impossible to list them all here. That said, there are some neurological disorders that are more common than others, including:
This list is by no means comprehensive, but it gives you an idea of the many conditions that can involve your brain and nervous system.
Neurological disorders develop for many reasons, including:
The best way to determine what’s causing you or your child’s neurological disorder is to seek the help of the experts at Texas Pediatric Specialties and Family Sleep Center.
Because of the complexity of most neurological disorders, there’s no single diagnostic tool. Rather, the team at Texas Pediatric Specialties and Family Sleep Center relies on a review of your symptoms, as well as one or more of the following:
Again, the tools the team uses depends upon your unique situation, but, rest assured, they offer the latest diagnostic protocols.
This is a difficult question to answer as it depends entirely upon your diagnosis. Once your doctor at Texas Pediatric Specialties and Family Sleep Center identifies your neurological disorder, they determine whether they can treat it at its source or manage the symptoms to improve your quality of life.
As an example, if you suffer from chronic migraines, your doctor may prescribe medications to reduce the frequency and discomfort of these headaches, as well as set up a trigger management plan to avoid them in the first place.
If you suspect you or your child may have a neurological disorder of some kind, please call Texas Pediatric Specialties and Family Sleep Center or use the online scheduling tool to request an appointment.