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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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Parkinson’s disease treatments

Trusted information about Parkinson’s disease and its treatment, including increasing the level of dopamine in the brain by using medication.

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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 diagnosis

Trusted information about Parkinson’s disease diagnosis, including how health professionals investigate symptoms to rule out other causes.

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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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Nervous system diseases

Problems of the nervous system include Alzheimer's, Bell's palsy, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, neurofibromatosis, Parkinson's, sciatica and shingles.

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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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Frontotemporal dementia

Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is a group of several diseases that affect the parts of the brain controlling personality, behaviour and language.

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Causes of paranoia

Whilst paranoia can 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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