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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 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 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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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 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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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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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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Essential tremor

Essential tremor affects the nerves and causes uncontrollable shaking, or tremor. Find out more about essential tremor.

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Dopamine

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.

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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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