A 48-year-old member asked:
please help! what is the main difference between alzheimers' and parkinsons' disease?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ladislav Volicer answered
61 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Movements: Alzheimer's disease affects mainly memory and other cognitive functions. Parkinson's disease affects movements, either by tremor or by rigidity. It does not affect cognitive functions in the early stages.
Answered on Apr 21, 2014
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