How the PINK1 Gene May Contribute to Parkinson’s Disease
The PINK1 gene is a gene that tells your body how to make an important mitochondrial protein. Researchers believe that when this protein isn’t built correctly, the cells in your heart, muscles, and testicles lack protection from stress and infection.
Can Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) Cause Migraine?
If you have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), there’s a good chance you have migraine too. Multiple studies have connected POTS with chronic migraine at rates estimated from 41% to 96% of people with the condition.
The Early Signs of Dementia
Dementia is a permanent decline in memory and thinking abilities. There are many different neurological disorders that cause dementia. The most common and well recognized is Alzheimer’s disease.
Is Narcolepsy Considered Neurodiversity?
Neurodivergence is most commonly associated with conditions like autism, ADHD, and dyslexia. Currently, there’s no consensus on whether narcolepsy is considered neurodivergence.
Symptoms of Dysarthria
Dysarthria is a motor speech disorder in which the muscles that help produce speech are weakened, damaged, or paralyzed. A person with this condition has no control over their voice box or tongue. They might also slur their words or have mumbled or choppy speech.