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Movement disorders and problems

Parkinson's Disease

What is Parkinson’s disease? Learn about causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this brain disorder.
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Stroke

Know the symptoms of a stroke and when to call 911 right away. Learn about ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes, TIA, or mini-strokes, and risk factors for stroke.
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Symptoms of Lewy Body Dementia

Do you know the symptoms of Lewy body dementia? They may include cognitive and mood changes, Parkinson symptoms, sleep disorders, and hallucinations.
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Diagnoses of Lewy Body Dementia

Did you know Lewy body dementia has two diagnoses? Dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson’s disease dementia differ in the order of cognitive and movement symptoms.
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What Is Lewy Body Dementia?

What is Lewy body dementia (Lewy body disease)? It is a brain disorder, different from Alzheimer’s, that causes changes in thinking and movement.
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Rehabilitation After Stroke

Stroke is the top cause of serious adult disability in the U.S. Learn about the causes of stroke and how you can lower your risk.
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Balance Problems and Disorders

What causes lack of balance? Learn about balance problems and disorders, symptoms—such as dizziness, vertigo, and lightheadedness—and treatment options.
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Fall-Proofing Your Home

Explore these home safety tips to prevent falls, including simple changes in your living areas, personal and lifestyle changes, and home improvements.
Fall hazards in the home, including a scatter rug, dog, and empty slippers