Parkinson’s disease occurs when there isn’t enough dopamine produced in the brain, which impacts movement, mood and other symptoms.
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.
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.
Essential tremor affects your nerves and causes uncontrollable shaking. Understand the difference between essential tremor and Parkinson’s Disease.
Information about movement disorders from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on neurological conditions and dystonia.
Dopamine is a chemical messenger in the brain with many roles. Imbalances are related to mental illness, addiction and Parkinson’s disease.
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.
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.
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.
Physiotherapy can help treat a range of health problems. Learn about what physiotherapists do, the conditions they treat and how they can help you.