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Enfermedad de Parkinson

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 ...
  2. Lewy Body Dementia (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... types of LBD: dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson's disease dementia. Both types cause the same changes ... more trouble with mental activities than with memory. Parkinson's disease dementia starts as a movement disorder. It ...
  3. Parkinson's disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system. The disorder affects several regions of the brain, especially an area called the substantia ...
  4. ... following organizations are good resources for information on Parkinson disease : American Parkinson Disease Association -- www.apdaparkinson.org ...
  5. Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome is a condition in which there is an extra electrical pathway in the heart ...
  6. Parkinson's Disease Library: Videos Video (Parkinson's Foundation)  
    ... communications from my local chapter Zip Code ZIP Parkinson's Connection What is your Parkinson's connection? Are you ...
  7. ... care provider has told you that you have Parkinson disease . This disease affects your brain and leads ... suggest you take different medicines to treat your Parkinson disease and many of the problems that may ...
  8. Parkinson disease results from certain brain cells dying. These cells help control movement and coordination. The disease ... called dopamine to help control muscle movement. With Parkinson disease, the brain cells that make dopamine slowly ...
  9. Secondary parkinsonism is when symptoms similar to Parkinson disease are caused by certain medicines, a different nervous system disorder, or another illness. Parkinsonism refers to any condition that involves the types ...
  10. Parkinson's Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences)  
    From the National Institutes of Health ... Parkinson's Disease/Statistics and Research ... Parkinson's Disease ... National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
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