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Video Tuesday: Understanding Parkinson’s

Posted Jun 09 2009 12:08pm

Parkinson’s disease is considered an “old man’s disease” to many people. It happens more often to men than women and usually they’re heading towards their senior years, if they’re not there already. This image was shattered when actor Michael J. Fox was diagnosed with this old man’s disease in 1991, at the ripe old age of of 30. Today is Micheal’s birthday - he’s 48 years old today.

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The most common thing we think about with Parkinson’s disease is the shaking. There’s more to this disease than that and here is a video that will help you understand what exactly the disease is. Just click on the TV screen below to watch it.

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Images: Bauer Griffin and iStock

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Video Tuesday: Understanding Parkinson’s


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