- Muscular Dystrophy: Is carried by the mother, causes the muscles to weaken slowly due to lack of protein. These muscle tissues are then replaced by fatty deposits. Symptoms are waddling when walking, trouble standing and sitting down, loss of strength,curving of the spine. The prevalence is over 1700 cases today.There is no cure for this disease but, medication and therapy slows down the disease.
- Myopathy: A disease that causes the skeletal or muscle to become weak. Symptoms are pain, tightness, cramping, aching, weakness everywhere basically. Prevalence is 1 case per million inhabitants. Treatment includes, medication, therapy, healthy eating, and watching the body weight.
Skeletal Muscle Contraction
- Central Nervous System: It is where information from all senses are put together in time, where memories are formed /recalled, movements and commands are planned.Major parts are the brain, brainstem,spinal cord.
- Peripheral nervous system: Acts as a problem solver between the body and central nervous system. PNS commands and manages throughout the body.Major parts are the autonomic and somatic nervous system.
Diencephalon: the posterior part of the forebrain consisting of the hypothalamus,thalamus, metathalamus, and epithalamus .
Brain Stem: Controls the flow of messaging between of the brain and rest of the body. Major regions pons, midbrain, and medulla oblongata.
Cerebellum: Helps coordination of the muscle movement and balance. Made of two hemispheres
Alzheimer's Disease: progressive nervous system disease that occurs when nerve cells in the brain die.Symptoms are memory loss, problems with language, mood changes, difficulty performing familiar tasks. The prevalence is 5.1 million Americans. Treatment staying healthy,tolerance of medication, therapy, procedures.