In this very informative animated video, Armando Hasudungan uses simple sketches to explain Parkinson’s disease. The neuro-degenerative condition affects approximately 0.3 percent of the population (around 7.5 million people worldwide).
Armando takes us through some of the common signs and symptoms of the disease and exactly what happens in the brain of a Parkinson’s patient. He talks about the role of dopamine in Parkinson’s disease, as well as some of the genetic risk factors and protective factors for the condition.
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