Parkinson’s disease results from damage to nerve cells in the brain, which impacts the smooth control of muscles and movement.
You could have Parkinson’s disease symptoms in your 30s or 40s and not know it
It was a shock when Michael J. Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson's at 29. But it's believed that 1 in 10 people with the neurological disease is young. Here's what you need to know about the early signs of Parkinson's.
Anosmia (loss of smell)
Anosmia is the medical term for loss of smell. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatments of anosmia.
Lewy body disease
Lewy body disease causes abnormal protein clumps in the brain that affect memory, thinking, movement and behaviour, and cause a progressive dementia.
Essential tremor affects the nerves and causes uncontrollable shaking, or tremor. Find out more about essential tremor.
A healthy brain is quick and efficient. Problems like inflammation, loss of brain cells, tumours, trauma and age-related diseases can change that. Learn more.
Dopamine is a chemical released in the brain that makes you feel good. Find out here why the right amount of dopamine is important both for your body and your brain.
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome is a condition that can make it hard for you to sleep. Learn more about its symptoms and how to treat it at home.
Caffeine is a stimulant found in coffee, most teas, chocolate, energy drinks and elsewhere. It acts on the brain and nervous system and it’s addictive. If you want to reduce your caffeine intake, learn more here.
Causes of psychosis
While no one knows exactly what causes psychosis, it could be due to a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Drug abuse can also be a trigger.