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A 47-year-old member asked:

What is worse, ms or parkinson's?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Not fair to compare: Any neurological disease can take an immense tole, and both can result in substantial disability. Ms affects younger people, and therefore, can rob future potential. But parkinson's can destroy aging and retirement. Since we cannot choose, and are at risk due to genetic susceptibility, we can only adapt to our future destinies.
Last updated May 13, 2019
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