Motor Function

The capacity to engage in motor activity is essential for successful existence. Motor function is subserved by a highly organized multilevel neural system in which cerebral white matter plays a vital role. The corticosp-inal and corticobulbar tracts provide controlling input to lower systems in the spinal cord and brain stem, respectively. Lesions of these tracts may produce paresis, paralysis, spasticity, incontinence, dysarthria, and dysphagia. A wheelchair-bound existence from the effects of motor system lesions is one of the most feared sequelae of cerebral white matter disorders.

Breaking Bulimia

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We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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