What are the causes of cerebral palsy?
The causes of cerebral palsy include prematurity, genetic disorders, strokes, and infection of the brain. Taking certain precautions during the pregnancy might decrease the risk of cerebral palsy. Asphyxia, the lack of oxygen to the brain, at birth is not as common a cause of cerebral palsy as had been thought.
Can you cure cerebral palsy?
The brain damage that leads to cerebral palsy can also lead to other health issues, including vision, hearing, and speech problems, and learning disabilities. There is no cure for CP, but treatment, therapy, special equipment, and, in some cases, surgery can help a child who is living with the condition.
Is Cerebral Palsy considered a neurological disorder?
The term cerebral palsy refers to any one of a number of neurological disordersthat appear in infancy or early childhood and permanently affect body movement and muscle coordination but don’t worsen over time.
What are the causes of Bell’s Palsy?
Bell’s palsy is a form of facial paralysis resulting from a dysfunction of the cranial nerve VII (the facial nerve) causing an inability to control facial muscles on the affected side. Often the eye in the affected side cannot be closed.