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  • Parkinson's Disease

    Dementia is not a specific disease, rather, a cluster of conditions that are really typified by a decrease in brain function. Just like there's kidney failure and heart failure, dementia really can be thought of as brain failure.

  • Treating Parkinson's Disease

    The two main groups of medications used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease are:

                          

    Dopamine agonists are drugs that mimic dopamine and act on dopamine receptors to facilitate movement and to reduce symptoms. The replacement of dopamine by using oral levodopa is probably the most effective way of managing Parkinson’s symptoms, and the effects are almost immediate.

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