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What effect does Parkinson's disease have on life and cognitive functions?

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Dr. Nancy Rogers
Neurosurgery

In brief: Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease is considered a movement disorder associated with a deficiency of the neurotransmitter dopamine.
This is an oversimplified definition. The initial symptoms of parkinson's disease usually involve involuntary tremors and rigidity. The initial manifestations usually involve difficulty with motor function. Cognitive decline is usually a late manifestation.

In brief: Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease is considered a movement disorder associated with a deficiency of the neurotransmitter dopamine.
This is an oversimplified definition. The initial symptoms of parkinson's disease usually involve involuntary tremors and rigidity. The initial manifestations usually involve difficulty with motor function. Cognitive decline is usually a late manifestation.
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