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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 From the National Institutes of Health Easy-to-Read (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. 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. ...
  6. ... 2014 Related MedlinePlus Pages Genes and Gene Therapy Parkinson's Disease Pesticides MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've identified ...
  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. Parkinson's Disease: Hope through Research From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    ... is the leading U.S. funder of research on Parkinson’s disease (PD). The Institute conducts and supports three types of research: basic —scientific discoveries in the ...
  9. ... motor fluctuations and dyskinesia in people with advanced Parkinson disease. Amantadine is usually taken by mouth two to three times per day. Side effects — Possible side effects ...
  10. ... 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. ...
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