Medically Reviewed on 4/6/2022
Things to know about Parkinson’s disease
Most people who develop Parkinson’s disease are 60 years of age or older.
Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder, which leads to progressive deterioration of motor function due to the loss of dopamine-producing brain cells.
The cause of Parkinson’s Disease is unknown but researchers speculate that both genetic and environmental factors are involved; some genes have been linked to the disease.
Primary symptoms include:
Some secondary symptoms include:
Most people with Parkinson’s disease are diagnosed when they are 60 years old or older, but early-onset Parkinson’s disease also occurs.
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