- Your Brain & Nervous System for Kids
... But it's a very important part of the brain. It controls balance, movement,
and coordination (how your muscles work together). ...
- Brain and Nervous System for Parents
... It consists of the cerebrum the area with all the folds and grooves typically
seen in pictures of the brain as well as some other structures ...
- Brain Tumors for Parents
... can form. If the tumor puts pressure on certain areas of the brain, it
can affect how the body functions. When discovered ...
- Hydrocephalus for Parents
... brain. It then pools, causing a buildup of fluid in the skull. ... Treatment Options.
It's important to treat hydrocephalus right away. Untreated ...
- Sports and Concussions for Teens
... A fall or collision that makes the brain bang against the skull can bruise the
brain. It also can tear blood vessels and injure nerves. ...
- Endocrine System for Teens
... It secretes melatonin (pronounced: meh-luh-TOE-nin), a hormone that may
help regulate when you sleep at night and when you wake in the ...
- Endocrine System for Parents
... It secretes melatonin, a hormone that may help regulate the wakesleep
cycle. The gonads are the main source of sex hormones. ...
- Methamphetamine (Meth) for Teens
... carries messages between nerve cells in the brain. It's responsible for
messages about motivation, pleasure, and motor skills. ...
- Encephalitis for Parents
... drowsiness; coma. It's harder to detect some of these symptoms in infants,
but important signs to look for include: vomiting; ...
- PCP for Teens
... PCP acts on the neurotransmitters dopamine and glutamate in the brain. It
affects the user's memory, ability to process emotion, and learning ability. ...
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