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What are the differences between parkinson's and ms?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
VERY DIFFERENT: Parkinson's is disease of misfolded protein usually occurring in older males, associated with tremor, stiffness, loss of balance, etc. Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune mediated disorder of people in their 20's and 30's, occas in childhood, and typically a pattern of relapses and remissions, with a variety of neurological symptoms. Meds for the 2 conditions are very different. See mayo clinic.
Last updated Mar 18, 2017
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