Parkinson’s Disease is often seen as just a movement disorder, but there are many symptoms of PD that are not movement related. These symptoms are called non-motor symptoms. Some of these include cognitive changes, sleep and speech issues or even mood disorders. There are many medications available for the non-motor symptoms of PD, as indicated below. While medication can be beneficial to improve non-motor symptoms, do not forget that exercise and complementary therapies are important too.
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