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What other illnesses can occur with neurological disorders?

People with Alzheimer's disease (AD), dementia, multiple sclerosis (MS) or other neurological disorders may have additional co-occurring illnesses, some a result of these illnesses, and some that are completely separate. They can be common ailments, such as the flu or constipation, or can include other serious diseases, such as Parkinson's, depression, heart disease. Ensuring proper treatment of all illness is critical to the health the care recipient.

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