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About Brain and Nervous System

The nervous system processes information gathered by our senses, controls the functions of organs, and enables thoughts, memories, and feelings. . It is made up of the central nervous system—the brain and spinal cord—and the peripheral nervous system—the vast network of neurons (nerve cells) that communicate messages throughout the body. Disorders and diseases that impact the nervous system can cause children to lose control of their movements, as happens with epilepsy and cerebral palsy. When a fall or impact affects the brain it is called a concussion, which can cause serious damage to the brain. Many children also suffer from painful headaches, which can be caused by many different things. Research into the nervous system and brain could impact many areas of health and wellness for children, helping them grow stronger physically and mentally.

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RELATED RESEARCH AREAS:
  Headache, Other Brain and Nervous System, Concussion, Cerebral Palsy, Seizures

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