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6 Ways Parkinson’s Disease Impacts Your Mind

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What Parkinson's Does to the Mind

The effects of Parkinson's disease go far beyond muscle tremors and problems controlling body movements. In most cases, the disease also affects people's mood and the ability to think normally. It's important for people with Parkinson's, their caregivers, and their doctors to check for the following problems and manage them as they develop.


Medically Reviewed By: Haines, Cynthia, MD

Last Annual Review Date: 2012-04-25

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Parkinson's disease only affects older adults.