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Parkinson’s: what you might not know about the condition

The world’s fastest-growing neurological condition is not just a disease of older people

The world’s fastest-growing neurological condition is not just a disease of older people

  • Parkinson’s is a complex neurological condition that progresses over time
  • Most people associate it with motor symptoms but there are more than 40 symptoms and everyone’s experience of the condition is different
  • Correct diagnosis, rigorous medicine management and exercise are all important for managing the condition

Parkinson’s is the fastest-growing neurological condition in the world and about 145,000 people in the UK are living with it.

According to the charity Parkinson’s UK, this is likely to increase

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