Hypothalamic dysfunction

Hypothalamic syndromes

Hypothalamic dysfunction is a problem with part of the brain called the hypothalamus. The hypothalamus helps control the pituitary gland and regulates many body functions.

Central nervous system and peripheral nervous system

The central nervous system comprises the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system includes all peripheral nerves.

Hypothalamus

The hypothalamus is a highly complex structure in the brain that regulates many important brain chemicals. Malfunction of this area of the brain may give rise to cluster headaches.

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Outlook (Prognosis)

Possible Complications

When to Contact a Medical Professional

Prevention