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Will Parkinson's disease affect my memory?

In some cases, Parkinson's disease can lead to dementia, which is the deterioration of brain tissue. This can affect the memory. Currently, it's thought that roughly half of those with Parkinson's disease will develop dementia. There are treatment options designed to treat dementia, though.

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