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Would a shuffling gait be a sign that I have Parkinson's disease?

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Dr. Maureen Nash
Psychiatry - Geriatric
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In brief: Possibly

Though there are many other things that a shuffling gait could indicate.
If you recently started any new medicine or have other symptoms that are troubling you see your doctor. Parkinson's is characterized by a particular type of tremor, combined with other symptoms such as slowness of movements, gait changes decreased expressiveness of one's face, small handwriting, and certain sleep disturbance.

In brief: Possibly

Though there are many other things that a shuffling gait could indicate.
If you recently started any new medicine or have other symptoms that are troubling you see your doctor. Parkinson's is characterized by a particular type of tremor, combined with other symptoms such as slowness of movements, gait changes decreased expressiveness of one's face, small handwriting, and certain sleep disturbance.
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