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Parkinson’s disease diagnosis

Parkinson’s disease is hard to diagnose and some symptoms are associated with other conditions. Learn how health professionals diagnose the disorder.

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Parkinson’s disease treatments

Parkinson’s disease currently has no cure, although medication and surgery can help ease symptoms. Learn about the possible treatment options here.

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Parkinson's disease

Parkinson’s disease is a disorder of the nervous system. It results from damage to the nerve cells in the brain that is vital for the smooth control of muscles and movement.

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Living with Parkinson’s disease

Most people with Parkinson’s disease continue to live rich and rewarding lives but some adaptations and changes might be needed with time.

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Parkinson’s disease symptoms

The symptoms of Parkinson’s disease vary from person to person, as well as over time. Learn about the common signs of this condition here.

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One in 10 people diagnosed with Parkinson's disease is under 40

It was a shock when Michael J. Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease at 29. But 1 in 10 people with the neurological disease is young. Here's what you need to know about the early signs of Parkinson's.

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Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome is a possible cause of tachychardia (occasional or frequent episodes of very fast heartbeats). Learn more here.

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Lewy body disease

Lewy body disease is a common form of dementia. It is similar to Alzheimer's disease, and causes a progressive decline in mental abilities.

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Blurred vision

Blurred vision can be caused by several eye conditions or by an underlying disease, such as diabetes. Learn here what to do if you experience blurred vision.

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Causes of paranoia

Whilst paranoia may be caused by a mental disorder, it can also be triggered by recreational drug use, neurological diseases, severe trauma or stress.

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Exercise and mental health

Cardiovascular activity is good for your body, reducing the risk of illness and disease. It’s also good for your mind, because exercise helps pump blood to the brain.

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