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Can you die from Parkinson's disease?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Parkinsons disease is a progressive neurologic illness and often has dementia as part of the course of the disease.
However, it is not rapidly fatal.

In brief: Yes
Parkinsons disease is a progressive neurologic illness and often has dementia as part of the course of the disease.
However, it is not rapidly fatal.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Earl Smith
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
In brief: Advanced Directives
Everyone will die some day, and unfortunately, people w.
Neurodegenerative disorders are likely to die unfairly young. Sometimes i tell people that the physical slowing down and brain degeneration is like ageing too fast, so death comes earlier. It is essential to have frank discussions w. Loved ones, & appoint a health care proxy. Tell them if you want to die on life support, or naturally.

In brief: Advanced Directives
Everyone will die some day, and unfortunately, people w.
Neurodegenerative disorders are likely to die unfairly young. Sometimes i tell people that the physical slowing down and brain degeneration is like ageing too fast, so death comes earlier. It is essential to have frank discussions w. Loved ones, & appoint a health care proxy. Tell them if you want to die on life support, or naturally.
Dr. Earl Smith
Dr. Earl Smith
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