Medical News Bulletin: Do mild concussions increase the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease?

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

Parkinson’s disease is a disorder in which the nervous system gradually deteriorates.  Although the disease affects individuals differently, early symptoms of Parkinson’s typically include hand tremors, slow movement, stiffness, diminished facial expression, and slurred speech. As the disease progresses, patients may experience body tremors, difficulty thinking, problems with swallowing, incontinence, generalized fatigue, interrupted sleep, and feelings of depression or anxiety. (July 9, 2018)

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