Non-Movement Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

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by Wendy Henderson |

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In this informative video from the Khan Academy, some of the less obvious and well-known symptoms of Parkinson’s disease are discussed.

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The film uses simple sketches to demonstrate what happens in the brain and body of a Parkinson’s disease patient. Many people are aware of the shaking and tremors, but there are many other symptoms which are not necessarily obvious or usually associated with the condition, such as a decrease in their sense of smell, mood changes, insomnia, and problems with the digestive system.

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