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Parkinson's disease (PD) is a type of movement disorder. It happens when nerve cells in the brain don't produce enough of a brain chemical called dopamine. Sometimes it is genetic, but most cases do not seem to run in families. Exposure to chemicals in the environment might play a role.

Symptoms begin gradually, often on one side of the body. Later they affect both sides. They include

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  1. Parkinson's Disease (National Library of Medicine)  
    Parkinson's disease (PD) is a type of movement disorder. It happens when nerve cells in the brain don't produce enough of a brain chemical called dopamine. Sometimes ...
  2. Genetics Home Reference: Parkinson disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... Testing Registry: Parkinson disease 2 Genetic Testing Registry: Parkinson disease 3 Genetic Testing Registry: Parkinson disease 4 Genetic Testing Registry: Parkinson disease 5 ...
  3. Managing Advanced Parkinson Disease (National Parkinson Foundation, Inc.) - PDF  
    ... about things you don’t understand! Managing Advanced Parkinson Disease 3 ACKNOWLEDGING CHANGING ROLES AND RELATIONSHIPS Advancing Parkinson disease causes disruption of dreams and plans for ...
  4. Depression and Parkinson's Disease Easy-to-Read From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health)  
    ... anxiety than those who have just depression or Parkinson's disease. 2,3 Compared with people who are depressed but do ... Quinn NP, Jahanshahi M. Quality of life in Parkinson's disease: the relative importance of the ... Raskind MA. Diagnosis and treatment of depression comorbid ...
  5. Rare Diseases and Related Terms From the National Institutes of Health (Office of Rare Diseases)  
    ... with torus palatinus * Autosomal dominant Parkinson disease - See Parkinson disease type 3 * Autosomal dominant partial epilepsy with auditory features * Autosomal ...
  6. Learning about Parkinson's Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Human Genome Research Institute)  
    ... Counseling Top of page Current NHGRI Research on Parkinson's Disease NHGRI continues to study families in which three or more people are affected with Parkinson's disease. ...
  7. Young-Onset Parkinson's (National Parkinson Foundation, Inc.)  
    ... thought to be below the age of 40.3. Since Parkinson’s disease is still often overlooked as a diagnosis in ...
  8. ... help to reduce dyskinesia in people with advanced Parkinson disease. Amantadine is usually taken by mouth two to three times per day. Side effects — Possible side effects ...
  9. ... 37,400 (6,024) 2.6 (0.4) Parkinson’s disease . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(332) †18,900 (4,437) †1.3 (0.3) †20,100 (4,726) †1.4 ( ... 3.9 (0.5) 39,400 (5,332) 3.8 (0.5) 64,200 (6,654) 6.1 (0.6) Parkinson’s disease . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(332) †20,500 (4,420) †1.9 (0. ...
  10. National Parkinson Foundation, Inc. (National Parkinson Foundation, Inc.)  
    ... of gait in Parkinson's patients Drug discovery for Parkinson's disease: LCSB researchers grow neurons in 3-D Solving the next step in the mystery of prions New study calls for partnering of Parkinson's disease research community with patient groups to improve effectiveness ...
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