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Parkinson’s disease is a condition in which parts of the brain become progressively damaged over many years.

The three main symptoms of Parkinson’s disease are:

  • involuntary shaking of particular parts of the body (tremor)
  • slow movement
  • stiff and inflexible muscles

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A person with Parkinson’s disease can also experience a wide range of other physical and psychological symptoms, including:

Read more about the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

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