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The nervous system includes the brain, the spinal cord, and all the nerves in your body. It controls:
The nervous system is divided into the brain and spinal cord (central nervous system) and the nerves that connect the spinal cord to other parts of the body (peripheral nervous system).
Nervous system problems may occur slowly. Bit by bit, they can cause you to lose control over something you used to do with ease. Problems also can occur quickly. These problems can be very dangerous. Symptoms may be mild or severe.
Examples of nervous system problems are:
Current as of: August 25, 2022
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
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