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  • n. Parkinson's syndrome.


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  • These so-called secondary dementias often present with other neurological signs in addition to dementia, such as parkinsonism, myoclonus, seizures, chorea, ataxia, and sensory signs.

    PLoS Medicine: New Articles

  • People who suffer from parkinsonism have many of the same symptoms but in a milder and usually undegenerative form.

    Into the Story

  • Mayo Clinic researchers and a group of international collaborators have discovered a correlation between an extreme form of sleep disorder and eventual onset of parkinsonism or dementia.

    May 16th, 2007

  • "Still Life with Action Figure," a particularly realist exercise, actually occurs in suburbia, where an artist son visits his artist father, who has resumed painting despite suffering from parkinsonism.

    ccfinlay: You Make My Heart Sing

  • An article at the NPF site - Adolf Hitler's Parkinson's Disease (Part 1) (Part 2) - covers the documented evidence for Hilter's parkinsonism, as well as discussing alternative diagnoses.

    Archive 2004-07-01

  • Although it's now generally agreed that Hitler suffered from parkinsonism, it seems that it manifested earlier than is common for idiopathic parkinsonism (the usual adult-onset form).

    Archive 2004-07-01

  • At the medical-pharmaceutical-political blog Black Triangle this entry, Incurable tyrants, mentions an interesting historical diagnosis: that Adolf Hitler suffered from the long-term effects of encephalitis lethargica (aka 'sleepy sickness' or von Economo's encephalitis), whose delayed sequel was a severe syndrome of parkinsonism, memorably featured in the Oliver Sacks book and film Awakenings.

    Archive 2004-07-01

  • Because psychiatrists routinely and willfully violate the medical-ethical principle of “informed consent” by misinforming or not informing their patients about the numerous toxic, disabling and frequently permanent effects of the neuroleptics such as memory loss, tardive dyskinesia, tardive psychosis, parkinsonism, dementia all signs of brain damage, and death.

    Rape and Abuse at Oregon State Hospital

  • Brewer's yeast is high in all the nine vitamins and three to five tablespoons can be taken on a daily basis for epilepsy and parkinsonism.


  • While patients with massive frontal lobe lesions show an unawareness of their condition, this is not so for patients with parkinsonism, Tourette's syndrome, OCD, ADHD, and for many with autism; indeed such patients can articulate and often analyze with great accuracy what is going on in themselves.

    Inside the Executive Brain


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