Every Monday, we clarify one important Parkinson's disease myth, as part of #MythMonday. Unfortunately, there are many misunderstandings about Parkinson's disease and this is because parkinsonism is very complex and has very different faces. Debunking myths on various topics such as medication, symptoms and daily life tips is important in spreading awareness about Parkinson's disease. Check out below the collection of Parkinson's disease myths and click through to find out more about each of them!

The #MythMonday is based on an initiative by the Dutch ParkinsonNet, and let us know if you have any myths you have heard of that are not included below!

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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