Parkinson’s disease
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Parkinson’s disease

Erin Dean Freelance health writer

Essential facts

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological condition that affects about 127,000 people in the UK. There is no cure, but a range of treatments can help control its symptoms. As the condition progresses, worsening symptoms can make it increasingly difficult to carry out everyday activities without assistance.

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