Posts tagged with ‘Parkinson Disease’

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  • Parkinson’s Disease

    Parkinson’s disease is a chronic and progressive disorder that causes problems with muscle movement.

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  • Essential Tremor

    Essential tremor is a nervous system disorder that causes uncontrollable shaking movements. It isn’t life threatening but can cause…

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  • Caregiver Stress

    Caregivers provide care for people with chronic medical conditions. It can be challenging, and they often experience stress and get…

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  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

    Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a procedure that sends electric currents into the brain. It is used to treat severe mental…

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