Friends Of Parkinson's

 


Friends of Parkinson’s is a nonprofit organization that connects and creates, local, nationwide, and international initiatives that support the neurological community and communities related to Parkinson‘s Disease. More >>>

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder, more specifically a movement disorder, that affects the cells of the brain that control muscle movement. These cells, located deep in a section of the brain called the substantia nigra, produce an important neurotransmitter called dopamine. Dopamine is important because it is the chemical messenger used to send signals from the brain to the muscles to complete smooth, coordinated movements. More >>>

 


 

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