More than 50,000 people have Parkinson’s in Southern California, and nationally it’s estimated there are one million people living with the condition.
Parkinson’s is a chronic, progressive neurologic disorder characterized by the slow degeneration of nerve cells in the part of the brain that controls movement.
The cardinal motor symptoms associated with Parkinson’s may include:
Non-motor symptoms may include:
Parkinson's can only be diagnosed through a process of elimination and by a trained medical professional.