A 18-year-old male asked:
Can any doctors tell me if i am going to get parkinson's disease from my chronic stress? i am an 18 year old male suffering from major anxiety, etc etc
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Stress: I dont believe that there is any relationship between chronic stress and parkinson.
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Geriatric Psychiatry 24 years experience
No: Currently one cannot predict with certainty. However, perhaps you would benefit from working with a doctor and a therapist to better control anxiety.
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 4, 2016
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