Today is World Parkinson’s Day. At 11am Dr. Willem van der Kamp (Neurologist), Vonita Sighn (Founder of Movement Mantra) and a Parkinson’s caregiver are with Suzanne in the studio to discuss all aspects of the degenerative disease.
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In Parkinson’s disease, certain nerve cells (neurons) in the brain gradually break down or die. These certain nerve cells are responsible for the design, the development and the realization of movements. The loss of neurons results in a decreased dopamine level in the brain. Dopamine is a chemical messenger between nerve cells.