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Journal of Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery

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Parkinson’s Disease

It is a chronic, progressive movement disorder in which symptoms continue and get worse with time. Parkinson’s is characterized by death of essential nerve cells/neurons. This disease primarily affects neurons in the susbstantia nigra area of the brain. Few of the dying neurons produce dopamine, which sends messages to that part of the brain which controls movement and co-ordination. As the disease progresses, the amount of dopamine in the brain decreases leaving the individual unable to control movement in a normal manner.

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Received Date: Jan 01, 1970
Accepted Date: Jan 01, 1970
Published Date: Jan 01, 1970

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