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Parkinson's disease

Find out everything you need to know about Parkinson's disease, including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.

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Are You at Risk for Parkinson’s Disease?
A recent study found a single head injury may increase your chances for the disease later in life.

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Parkinson's Myths This Neurologist Wants You to Forget
For starters, a tremor doesn't necessarily mean you have PD.

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10 Potential Warning Signs of Parkinson’s
Learn how to spot them in yourself or someone you love.

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Michael J. Fox on Parkinson's - with gratitude, optimism is sustainable
Fox spoke about his ongoing struggles in a recent interview.

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5 Health Risks Linked to Parkinson’s Disease
Parkinson's is connected to lung problems, depression, and more.

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What Are the First Signs and Symptoms of Parkinson's?
The first signs of Parkinson’s include resting tremors, slow movement and rigidity. Medications can ...

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What Happens Inside the Brain in Parkinson's Compared to a Healthy Brain?
Biomedical engineer Sri Sarma, PhD, explains how brain waves and rhythms influence movement in peopl...

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Who Is Eligible for Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)?
Patients who no longer benefit from medicine and are healthy enough for surgery may be candidates fo...

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7 Things a Neurosurgeon Wants You to Know About Parkinson's Treatment
You can't cure PD, but you can get a handle on its symptoms.

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Parkinson’s Disease, Explained
Know the causes, symptoms and treatment of this nerve disorder.