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What is Parkinson's disease and what are the symptoms?

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Dr. Hazem Eltahawy
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Loss of dopamine

Gradual loss of Dopamine cells in the brain and specifically an area called substantial nigra leads to a group of clinical symptoms and signs: tremor at rest, slow movements, rigid muscles, gait shuffling, lack of facial expression, small handwriting etc.

In brief: Loss of dopamine

Gradual loss of Dopamine cells in the brain and specifically an area called substantial nigra leads to a group of clinical symptoms and signs: tremor at rest, slow movements, rigid muscles, gait shuffling, lack of facial expression, small handwriting etc.
Dr. Hazem Eltahawy
Dr. Hazem Eltahawy
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