World Parkinson’s Day

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In 1817, James Parkinson first described this clinical syndrome that would be named after him. Parkinson’s disease is a disorder of the central nervous system which is characterised by degeneration and it mainly affects the motor system. Parkinson’s has four major clinical manifestations: Tremor at rest Rigidity Akinesia Postural instability Parkinson’s disease is often associated with the elderly and has …