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Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a disease that affects the dopamine-producing cells of the brain and causes progressive difficulties in motor skills and speech. Usually, the disease strikes those above 65. The main symptoms are rigidity, slowness, balance problems, and tremors.

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