Medication for Managing Parkinson’s Disease
This Khan Academy Medicine video focuses on the types of medication used to manage the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
Using hand-drawn illustrations, the film explains that there aren’t any medications that treat or cure Parkinson’s disease at the moment — only medications that help patients manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life. It talks about L-Dopa; how it works and why it’s considered one of the most effective medications to help with movement problems and tremors.
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