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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)  
    ... 6, autosomal recessive early-onset Genetic Testing Registry: Parkinson disease 7 Genetic Testing Registry: Parkinson disease 8, autosomal dominant MedlinePlus Encyclopedia: Parkinson's Disease ...
  3. Managing Advanced Parkinson Disease (National Parkinson Foundation, Inc.) - PDF  
    ... night to lull him to sleep.” Managing Advanced Parkinson Disease 7 CAREGIVER SELF CARE Caregivers play a special role in the lives of persons with advanced Parkinson disease. Taking time to learn about your new ...
  4. People with Gaucher Disease at Seven to Nine Percent Risk of Developing Parkinson's - May 16 2014 Researchers have shown that people with two faulty copies of the gene involved in Gaucher disease, ...
  5. Indian Health Disparities (Indian Health Service)  
    ... renal disease 7.0 7.4 0.9 Parkinson's disease 4.4 6.4 0.7 * Unintentional injuries include motor vehicle crashes. NOTE: Rates ...
  6. Fatigue Test (Beth Israel Medical Center, Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care)  
    ... hormone therapy) For hepatitis For multiple sclerosis For Parkinson's disease For another neurological condition 7) Have you been treated by a physician for ...
  7. Coping with a Diagnosis (Parkinson's Disease Foundation)  
    ... million people in the US and an estimated seven to 10 million worldwide live with Parkinson’s disease. These estimates do not account for cases of ...
  8. Learning about Parkinson's Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Human Genome Research Institute)  
    ... of research to better understand this role. Currently, seven genes that cause some form of Parkinson's disease have been identified. Mutations (changes) in three known ...
  9. ... of those with migraine with no aura and 7.5 percent of those with no headaches. Both Parkinson's disease and restless legs syndrome involve a dysfunction in ...
  10. Parkinson's Disease Dementia (Alzheimer's Association)  
    ... you find local support services. Call our 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900. Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research website offers information for people living with Parkinson's disease and research updates. National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) is ...
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