Neurology is the medical specialty dealing with disorders of the nervous system.  Specifically, it deals with the diagnosis and treatment of all diseases involving the central, peripheral and autonomic nervous systems, including their coverings, blood vessels, and all effectors tissues, such as muscle.

Neurologists are specialists that diagnose and treat conditions such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, headaches as well as dementias such as Alzheimer’s disease, among other.