Parkinson's Disease

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is Parkinson's disease?
  2. What are the symptoms of Parkinson's disease?
  3. Who gets Parkinson's disease?
  4. What causes Parkinson's disease?
  5. How does Parkinson's disease progress?
  6. What is dopamine?
  7. What are Lewy bodies?
  8. Is Parkinson's disease hereditary?
  9. What genes are linked to Parkinson's disease?
  10. What role do environmental factors play in the development of Parkinson's?
  11. Can other diseases resemble Parkinson's?
  12. How is Parkinson's disease diagnosed?
  13. What is levodopa?
  14. How effective is levodopa?
  15. Does levodopa have side effects?
  16. What is carbidopa?
  17. Are there other medications available to treat Parkinson's?
  18. What about medications for other symptoms of Parkinson's?
  19. What is deep brain stimulation?
  20. Can supportive therapies help with Parkinson’s disease?
  21. Can dietary supplements help with Parkinson's disease?
  22. Can diet help with Parkinson’s disease?
  23. Can exercise help with Parkinson's disease?
  24. What role does genetics play in Parkinson's disease research?
  25. What is the Parkinson’s Disease Biomarkers Identification Network?
  26. What is NET-PD?

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