There is currently no cure for Parkinson’s, but medication can usually provide good symptom control for a long time.
Click on the headings below to find out more about the wide range of Parkinson’s medications and how to manage these so that they provide the best possible symptom control.
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Researchers believe that gene therapy will one day be able to prevent the death of dopamine-producing cells in the brain and help revitalise dying cells in the early stages of Parkinson's.
Keeping a Parkinson's diary can be very helpful in understanding how symptoms affect you, how you respond to medications and what difficulties you encounter with everyday activities.
If medication does not adequately control symptoms, in carefully selected cases deep brain stimulation (DBS) may be recommended.
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