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Nervous system diseases

What is Parkinson's disease?What is Parkinson's disease?Movement signs and symptoms of Parkinson's diseaseNon-movement symptoms of Parkinson's diseaseThe basal ganglia - The direct pathwayThe basal ganglia - Concepts of the indirect pathwayThe basal ganglia - Details of the indirect pathwayPutting it all together - Pathophysiology of Parkinson's diseaseGenetics and Parkinson's diseaseDiagnosing Parkinson's diseaseManaging Parkinson's disease with medicationsManaging Parkinson's disease with surgery
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Being human is more than being a brain in a jar, but when things go wrong with the nervous system, the whole organism suffers. Problems with a part of your nervous system can cause you to have trouble moving, speaking, swallowing, breathing or learning. Use that grey matter to learn about Parkinson’s disease and Multiple Sclerosis.