Sketching Out the Signs and Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

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by Wendy Henderson |

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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).

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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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