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Common words used when talking about Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia - DementiaGuide.com
   
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Parkinson's disease

A progressive, neurodegenerative disease characterized by the death of neurons in the brain. The disease has been linked to a lack of the neurotransmitter dopamine which has consequences such as tremors, speech impediments, movement difficulties, and often dementia later in the course of the disease.

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