Parkinson’s disease can also cause a range of other physical and mental symptoms.
As the NHS explains, Cognitive and psychiatric symptoms include depression, anxiety and dementia.
Am I at risk?
It’s not known why the loss of nerve cells associated with Parkinson’s disease occurs, although research is ongoing to identify potential causes.
According to the Parkinson’s Foundation (PF), most experts agree that Parkinson’s is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors.