There is a lot to know about Parkinson's disease. Learn about symptoms, how it is diagnosed and what treatment options are available.
Learn the basics about Parkinson's disease, a neurodegenerative brain disorder that progresses slowly in most people.
There are four main motor symptoms: tremors, slowness of movement, stiffness and trouble with balance.
Non-motor symptoms may include constipation, mood changes and sleep disorders.
Learn how PD is diagnosed as well as the various Parkinsonism syndromes that often mimic the symptoms of PD.
Currently there is no cure for Parkinson's disease, but medication and therapy is used to treat its symptoms.
If you have been recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s, you are not alone.
While living with PD can be challenging, there is hope. Learn about how nutrition, daily activities and home safety can help you live well.
Navigating the emotional, financial and physical challenges that you may experience while caring for someone with Parkinson's.
The Parkinson’s Outcomes Project found that at least 40 percent of patients will experience some level of depression, and that this dramatically impacts their health. Learn about the many effective treatments for depression that can increase quality of life.
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