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Early Onset Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disease of the central nervous system caused by cell loss in the particular area of the brain (called the substantia nigra) that produces dopamine, a ... Read more

Is Parkinson’s Hereditary?

Parkinson’s disease may be either hereditary, meaning it is caused by genetic factors, or sporadic, meaning it iscaused by environmental factors. In most cases, Parkinson’s is not hereditary nor ... Read more

What Causes Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s disease is caused by the impairment or death of dopamine-producing nerve cells (neurons) in a region of the brain called the substantia nigra, which controls the body’s balance and ... Read more