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Signs and symptoms Parkinson disease causes

The signs and symptoms Parkinson disease causes in large part define what the disease is.  Since there is no specific test for it, the diagnosis rests on these clinical features and the response of some of them to treatment.    What is Parkinson disease?   Parkinson disease (PD) is the second most common chronic neurodegenerative disease. […]

The difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

Understanding the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s requires the acknowledgement of two important facts.  The first is that Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia.  The second is all dementia is not Alzheimer’s disease. What Is Dementia   Dementia is a decline in a person’s cognition, which when severe interferes with the ability to perform […]

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