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What are some of the later symptoms of progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP)?

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Progressive supranuclear palsy is a rare neurological condition that can make you unable to walk, stiff, and prone falls. It usually gets worse with time. As the condition advances, you might have vision problems. It might be difficult to read, or to keep eye contact with someone during conversations. PSP can also cause "tunnel vision," which sometimes causes problems with driving.

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Progressive supranuclear palsy."

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Fact Sheet."

Foundation for PSP | CBP and Related Brain Diseases: "Frequently asked Questions."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on June 10, 2017

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Progressive supranuclear palsy."

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Fact Sheet."

Foundation for PSP | CBP and Related Brain Diseases: "Frequently asked Questions."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on June 10, 2017

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