Nerves are a critical component of the human body, transmitting signals from the brain to the rest of the body, and vice versa. However, neurological disorders can affect the ability of this communication system to function effectively. These conditions, which range from migraines to strokes, can severely impact the quality of life of patients if left untreated. Fortunately, advancements in the field of neurological research have led to a greater understanding of the underlying mechanisms of these disorders. Neurological therapy uses this knowledge to develop effective treatments that aid in alleviating the symptoms of these disorders. One such treatment is cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), which is used to treat depression, anxiety, and other related disorders. This therapy focuses on helping patients recognize and modify the distorted thoughts and behaviors that contribute to their mental and emotional distress. Another widely used treatment is physical therapy, which aims to help patients regain or maintain their physical abilities. This therapy uses specific exercises and interventions tailored to the individual patient's needs and abilities, promoting flexibility, strength, and balance. To support these and other treatments, ongoing neurological research seeks to identify new therapeutic targets and discover novel treatments that can improve the quality of life for patients. Some of the most recent areas of research include the study of neural regeneration, the role of immune cells in brain function, and gene therapy. Overall, neurological research and therapy continue to offer hope and promise to patients suffering from neurological disorders. By working to understand the complexities of the nervous system, we can develop effective treatments that restore function and improve quality of life.

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Editor-in-chief: Yoshiaki Kikuchi, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Department of Frontier Health Sciences, Tokyo.
Publication Type: Open Access Journal
Description: Journal of Nervous System and Physiological Phenomena is a scientific journal that mainly compromises with the diagnosis and treatment of all categories of diseases involving central, peripheral and autonomous system.