AAN Patient Education Brochures

Share AAN patient education brochures with your patients and their families. Brochures may be purchased in packs of 25 from the AAN Store.


Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, is a progressive degenerative disorder of the nervous system that can develop at any age.

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease affects the brain and causes dementia. Its earliest and main symptom is steadily increasing memory loss.

Brain Tumors

A brain tumor is a collection of cells that multiply at a rapid rate and can press on or spread into healthy parts of the brain.


A concussion is a mild, traumatic brain injury that is caused by an impact or the sudden stopping of movement.


Epilepsy is a neurologic disorder that causes recurring, unprovoked seizures.


A migraine is a recurring moderate to severe headache.

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a neurologic disorder in which the body's immune system begins to attack the nerves in the central nervous system.

Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia gravis (MG) weakens muscles a person can usually control consciously.

Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's disease is a movement disorder that has symptoms of tremor, slowness in movement, stiff limbs, and walking or balance problems.

Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a nerve disorder that may cause numbness, tingling, weakness, and pain that starts in the feet.

Sleep Disorders

Many sleep disorders are brain disorders that cause interruptions in sleep patterns and prevent people from getting enough sleep.

Spinal Cord Injury

A spinal cord injury usually occurs because of a traumatic blow to the spine.


A stroke is caused by the sudden loss of blood flow to the brain or bleeding in or around the brain.


A tremor is the repetitive, involuntary, rhythmic trembling of one or more parts of the body.

Working with your neurologist

A guide to help you prepare for a visit with your neurologist.

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