14 Answered Questions for the topic Neurology

Neurology Medicine

01/23/22

Career Questions From an Aspiring Neurologist

I am trying to get more information on a career I am very interested in going into. I would love it if someone in a medical field even close to Neurology would be kind enough to answer these quick... more

06/01/21

What is the white and gray matter in the brain really made of?

Hi, I'm really interested in neurology and neuroanatomy and I was confused about white and gray matter in the brain. White matter is myelinated axons and gray matter is somas, but doesn't each... more

04/27/21

Pathophysiology Clinical Question about the Brain

A 65-year-old woman presents with a 1-hour history of right-sided weakness and aphasia. An immediate CT scan of the brain is negative.  Where in the brain is the pathology?

04/05/20

How are the Tegmentum and the Dorsal Medulla the same thing if they're located in different sections of the brain?

I am trying to learn about the brain, I can't currently afford college so I'm teaching myself to the best of my ability and I'm confused about something. So- The Medulla Oblongata is made up of the... more
Neurology Biology

03/15/20

What is the sound I hear, when i try to move my ears?

I recently discovered that i can move my ears. But when i do that, i hear like a low frequency that changes in amplitude.So i was wondering if that is the muscles rapidly contracting, which could... more

Is there a technical term for the phenomenon known as "brain zaps"?

Many people (especially those who take antidepressants), including myself, are familiar with the experience of what has been called "brain zaps". I was not aware that the sensation had a name or... more

05/15/19

Are OTC pain medications safer than prescriptions?

Are pain medications that I can buy Over the Counter (OTC) any safer than prescriptions I receive from a doctor to manage pain? Why are some pain medications OTC and others only available by a... more

05/10/19

Effects of exercise on the brain?

I am well aware of the phenomenon of neurogenesis induced by exercise, as well as the dopamine release that results from exercise. I am really interested in neuropsychology and the effects of... more

05/07/19

How does methamphetamine (meth) damage neurons?

Meth is considered to be neurotoxic by forming reactive oxygen species and oxidizing the neurons. But unlike dopamine, which, by the way, [is neurotoxic due to ROS induced dopaminergic... more
Neurology Nursing Caffeine Sleep

05/02/19

Why does caffeine make me sleep better?

I have self-administered around ``4 mg/kg`` of caffeine (peroral), and around two hours later I fell asleep, being just a little bit sleep-deprived. After around five hours of sleep I found myself... more

03/29/19

Are OTC pain medications safer than prescriptions?

Are pain medications that I can buy Over the Counter (OTC) any safer than prescriptions I receive from a doctor to manage pain? For example, I have migraines. There are several OTC medications... more

03/19/19

Is there a technical term for the phenomenon known as "brain zaps"?

Many people (especially those who take antidepressants), including myself, are familiar with the experience of what has been called "brain zaps". I was not aware that the sensation had a name or... more
Neurology

03/03/15

from where does trigeminal nerve starts and ends

I want the answer of this

01/09/13

What animals are self aware?

How can you figure out if one is self aware? Are any domestic pets self aware?

Still looking for help? Get the right answer, fast.

Ask a question for free

Get a free answer to a quick problem.
Most questions answered within 4 hours.

OR

Find an Online Tutor Now

Choose an expert and meet online. No packages or subscriptions, pay only for the time you need.