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    1. Parkinson's Disease and Assisted Living

      WebMD explains what you need to ask when considering assisted living for a person with Parkinson's disease.

    2. Parkinson's Disease and Gamma Knife Treatment

      WebMD explains the use of gamma knife therapy for treatment of Parkinson's disease symptoms.

    3. Parkinson's Disease and Guided Imagery

      WebMD discusses how guided imagery techniques can benefit those with Parkinson's disease.

    4. Parkinson's Disease: Other Symptoms - Topic Overview

      Most people with Parkinson's disease can eat the same healthy,balanced diet recommended for anyone. This includes plenty of fruits,vegetables,grains,cereals,legumes,poultry,fish,lean meats,and low-fat dairy products. Early in the disease,it might be helpful to take pills with food to help with nausea,which may be caused by some medicines. Later in the disease,taking the medicines ...

    5. Tremor - Topic Overview

      Most people know that Parkinson's disease is a condition that affects how you move. But the breakdown of nerve cells in Parkinson's disease can cause other symptoms. These other symptoms,also called "non-motor" symptoms,include: Constipation. This is a common problem,mostly related to the breakdown of the nerve cells that control involuntary body functions (the autonomic nervous system ). ...

    6. Tremor - Topic Overview

      Parkinson's Disease affects the way you move and occurs when certain nerve cells in the brain don't produce enough dopamine.

    7. Tremor - When To Call a Doctor

      See your doctor if your Parkinson's disease symptoms or your response to your medication change significantly.

    8. Parkinson's Disease Guide - What Increases Your Risk

      Advancing age is the only known risk factor for typical Parkinson's disease. A very small number of people with Parkinson's have a close relative with the disease.

    9. Parkinson's Disease - What Happens

      What happens to a person with Parkinson's disease may vary from person to person. Symptoms of Parkinson's disease typically begin appearing between the ages 50 and 60.

    10. Tremor - Cause

      The links between Parkinson's disease and factors such as genetics, aging, toxins in the environment, and free radicals are all under investigation.

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