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Difference?

tiadesai

Registered User
Oct 14, 2005
6
mum
i was just wondering whats the main difference betwen alzeimers and parkinsons
both are brain related diseases right?
can anyone throw more light on this topic
i think the symptoms are different
 

tiadesai

Registered User
Oct 14, 2005
6
mum
Difference

hello
in alzheimers the person tends to forget a lot of things
he becomes absent minded
his memory power has weakened
in case of parkinsons certain nerve cells (neurons) in a part of the brain called the substantia nigra die or become impaired. Normally, these cells produce a vital chemical known as dopamine. when these cells get damaged it leads to parkinsons
medications like Amantadine hcl is used for the effective treatment of parkinsons disease