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Parkinson's & Dementia

Parkinson’s & Dementia

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative condition caused by insufficient quantities of dopamine – a chemical in the brain. Dopamine enables quick, well-coordinated movement. When dopamine levels fall, movements become slow and awkward. Parkinson’s has both motor and non-motor symptoms, and while it cannot be cured it can be treated. As Parkinson’s is a progressive condition it can often…