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Parkinsonism is the umbrella term given to a group of conditions that feature Parkinson’s-type symptoms: tremor, stiffness of muscles and slowness of movement (bradykinesia).
Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) is a less well-known illness of the nervous system which is sometimes misdiagnosed as Parkinson’s, stroke, Alzheimer’s or Motor Neurone Disease.
Compulsive behaviour is when someone has an overwhelming urge to act in a particular way. The motivation is the prospect of pleasure or reward.
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Everyone’s experience is different but for some people, receiving a diagnosis of Parkinson’s is almost a relief as they finally have a reason for the symptoms they have been experiencing.
Essential Tremor (ET) is a relatively common condition that results in trembling in the hands or arms, which in some cases can subsequently spread to cause tremor of the head, legs, trunk or voice.
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