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Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month! For those who are not aware of Parkinson’s, we at Freedom Home Care are here to help. To learn about symptoms, treatment and how to get involved this April, continue reading! What is Parkinson’s? Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects predominately dopamine-producing neurons in a specific area of the brain. This area of the brain is called substantia nigra. The cause of Parkinson’s remains largely unknown. Although there is no cure, treatment options vary and include medications and surgery. Signs of Parkinson’s One of the first signs of Parkinson’s disease is a slight
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