You must heard of neurological disorder. It is any condition that has occurred due to the improper function of the nervous system or a part of your brain leading to severe physical and psychological symptoms. There are various types of neurological disorders. Some occur during the early developmental age while others come into the picture later in life. Here, we will talk about the former ones. Also Read - Human Brain Organoids Thrive in Mice; Study to Help Cure Neurological Disorder in Homo-Sapiens
Neurological conditions can be congenital. This means that they were present at the time of birth. Some are acquired and develop post birth. Those neurological disorders with an unknown cause are called as idiopathic. Also Read - What Is Tourette Syndrome? All You Need To Know About The Neurological Disorder In Rani Mukherji's Film ''Hichki''
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Among various causes, genetic factors like gene abnormalities, changes in chromosome number or structure, metabolic disorders can lead to neurological disorders. However, prenatal causes include nutritional deficiency, hypoxia, complications during childbirth, low birth weight, and infections.
According to specialists in childhood visual disorder, certain warning signs can tell you about the neurological disorder that your child is suffering from. If your infant intentionally does not look at a stimulus or only reacts to the stimulus on one side of the body, he is most probably suffering from a neurological condition. Also, if he seems disinterested in making effort or reaching out for an interesting target, he must be having some issues with his nervous system. Inability to maintain an eye contact and abnormal pupil response are also prominent signs of problem in neurological development.