Neurology is a branch of medicine that deals with diagnosis, treatment and management of nervous system disorders. Nervous system is a complex network of nerves and cells involved in transmitting signals or messages between central nervous system (CNS) and other body parts. CNS comprises of brain and spinal cord.
A neurological disorder is the disorder of nervous system including brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. Some of these disorders are Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Seizure disorder, Stroke, migraine and headaches, dementia, sleep disorders, brain tumors or post traumatic stress disorder.
Neurologist is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating neurological disorders.