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.

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

#### OR

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