What Is Parkinson’s Disease?

You’ve heard of Parkinson’s disease but you may not know exactly what it is. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive, neurodegenerative disease that causes a loss and degeneration of neurons.

Did you know that dark chocolate can help with the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease?

In this video, shared by khanacademymedicine in 2015, watch a drawn explanation of what Parkinson’s disease is, what it does to the body, its symptoms and causes and its risk factors. It also discusses possible treatment options.

Read more on how researchers have synthesize caffeine-like compounds to help fight Parkinson’s disease.

Parkinson’s News Today is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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Marta graduated from Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto with a degree in Communication Sciences and a Masters degree in New Communication Technologies. She has experience in social media, worked with several media channels, and has also worked as a freelance photographer and a graphic artist for almost 10 years.

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