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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Parkinson's Disease: I do not believe there are any symptoms or signs that suggest a risk for parkinson's disease. I would be curious to know why you asked this question. ... Read More
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Dr. Maureen Nash
23 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Not in kids: Parkinson's disease is a disease usually of the old though a few people develop it in middle age.

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Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Causes of PD: Parkinson's disease involves depletion of a neurotransmitter in the part of the brain called the substantia nigra. The precise mechanisms of neurodege ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Numerous ITEMS: We have the anti-cholinergics like artane, but not used much these days, Dopamine agonists such as mirapex, requip, Neupro (rotigotine) patch. L-dopa ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hutchman
23 years experience Neurology
Many possibilities: Physical symptoms: resting tremor, slow movements, rigidity (stiffness) of muscles & posture. Causing slow walking, masked face, decreased blink rate, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Parkinson: Best is to consult a Neurologist
A 30-year-old member asked:
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Dr. .. answered
22 years experience Critical Care
No: There is no known cure for parkinsons disease.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Many are available: There are numerous drugs and treatments available. Consult with a neurologist to review your medical condition and get started on the correct road to ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Gaya
28 years experience Neurology
Parkinson's Meds: For primary motor symptoms; sinemet or parcopa (carbidopa/levodopa), Requip (ropinirole), Mirapex (pramiprexole), Eldepryl (selegiline), Azilect (ras ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Parkinson's: Parkinson's disease is a degenerative disease of the basal ganglia. As a degenerative disease, different areas of the brain die at different times whi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hutchman
23 years experience Neurology
Slow progression: These symptoms typically involve resting tremor, slowness of body movements & rigidity of muscles & posture. They always begin on one side, then effec ... Read More

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