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7 Non-Motor Effects of Parkinson's Disease

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More Than Just Movement.

When many people think of Parkinson's disease, they picture its most obvious symptoms, such as tremors, stiffness, and difficulty controlling movements. But Parkinson's disease doesn't affect just the muscles. It can affect the body in many other ways. Learn more about the physical toll of Parkinson's, and what you can do to cope.


Medically Reviewed By: Haines, Cynthia, MD

Last Annual Review Date: 2012-04-25

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Parkinson's disease only affects older adults.