Age at Disease Onset Results in Distinct Speech Patterns

Age at Disease Onset Results in Distinct Speech Patterns

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Age at Disease Onset Results in Distinct Speech Patterns

People with early- or late-onset Parkinson’s disease tend to have different characteristic changes in their speech, according to a new study. The study, “Distinct patterns of speech disorder in early-onset and late-onset de-novo Parkinson’s disease,” was published recently in npj Parkinson’s Disease. As many as nine in 10 people with Parkinson’s will experience speech problems as a symptom of the disease. However, little is understood about whether, or how, different kinds of speech problems tend to manifest…

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