Worse Early Non-motor Symptoms Predict Faster Function Decline

Worse Early Non-motor Symptoms Predict Faster Function Decline

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Worse Early Non-motor Symptoms Predict Faster Function Decline

The number and severity of non-motor symptoms increase during the early stages of Parkinson’s disease, and are significantly associated with age and motor symptoms, according to a study in China. The findings showed that a higher non-motor symptom burden in early Parkinson’s was significantly associated with a faster progression of motor symptoms. That suggests that non-motor symptoms could be used to predict motor function decline in early disease stages, according to researchers, who said these…

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