Parkinson's Disease

A degenerative disorder of the central nervous system, Parkinson's Disease often impairs the sufferer's motor skills, speech, and other functions. It is marked by tremors, rigidity, slow movements (bradykinesia), and posture instability. It occurs when cells in one of the movement-control centers of the brain begin to die for unknown reasons. This category includes questions about Parkinson's disease, treatment options and outlook.

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