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Symptoms

Parkinson’s disease is the most common neurodegenerative motor disorder. Typical motor symptoms are:

  • trembling
  • muscle stiffness
  • slowness of movement
  • impaired coordination of movement
  • impaired balance

In addition, 'non-motor' symptoms, that are not necessarily associated with Parkinson’s disease, can be present:

  • constipation
  • sleeping difficulties
  • sweating
  • smell impairment
  • sexual dysfunction
  • urinary incontinence
  • blood pressure fluctuations
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • pain
Causes

Causes

Diagnosis

Diagnosis

Treatment

Treatment

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Our research

Our research

Luxembour Parkinson's Study

Luxembourg Parkinson's Study

genetic forms of Parkinson's disease

Genetic forms of Parkinson's disease

REM sleep disorder cohort

REM sleep disorder cohort