If you or someone you know has Parkinson's disease (Pd) you are not alone. In the United States, 50,000-60,000 new cases of Pd are diagnosed each year, adding to the one million people who currently have Pd.
The Center for Disease control rated complications from Parkinson’s disease as the 14th leading cause of death in the United States. Worldwide, it is estimated that four to six million people suffer from the condition.
There is hope, however, as scientists work towards a cure and make progress in identifying the best treatment options for patients. Learn more about Pd now.
- What is Parkinson’s disease?
- What are the symptoms of Parkinson's disease?
- Putting Your Comprehensive Care Team Together
- Emotional Responses to Parkinson's Disease
- 10 Early Warning Signs of Parkinson's Disease
- How much do you know about Parkinson’s disease?
- Top Questions to Ask Your Doctor
For more information, please visit the National Parkinson Foundation website.