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Parkinson's disease

Parkinson’s disease occurs when there isn’t enough dopamine produced in the brain, which impacts movement, mood and other symptoms.

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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.

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Young Onset Parkinson's YOP-X app

The Young Onset Parkinson’s Exchange (YOP-X) is an information portal and resource hub supporting people with young onset Parkinson's.

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Essential tremor

Essential tremor affects your nerves and causes uncontrollable shaking. Understand the difference between essential tremor and Parkinson’s Disease.

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Movement disorders

Information about movement disorders from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on neurological conditions and dystonia.

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Dopamine

Dopamine is a chemical messenger in the brain with many roles. Imbalances are related to mental illness, addiction and Parkinson’s disease.

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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.

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Urinary incontinence

If you have urinary incontinence (trouble controlling your bladder), a simple lifestyle change or treatment may be all that’s needed to cure or improve it, or to help you manage the condition. Learn more here.

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Delusions

Delusions are false and irrational beliefs that someone holds onto – even when there is evidence that they’re not real. Find out about the different types, and how delusions can be treated.

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Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy can help treat a range of health problems. Learn about what physiotherapists do, the conditions they treat and how they can help you.

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