There are a wide variety of resources available to help you and your family meet the challenges of Parkinson's disease. This list is by no means a complete one; it is designed as a starting point to help you identify sources of help.
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Usually, the outward symptoms of Parkinson's are distinctive enough for a doctor to make a diagnosis in the office. Tests can help your doctor determine whether you have Parkinson's disease or some other type of parkinsonism. If you don't have a response to the drugs used to treat Parkinson's disease, you may have one of these other types of movement disorders and your doctor will probably continue to search for the cause of your symptoms.