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The degenerative disorder of the central nervous system known as Parkinson's disease, or paralysis agitans, is caused by the death of dopamine-generating cells in the brain. At the onset of the disease, the symptoms are mostly movement related, including tremors, rigidity, and slow movements. Later in the progression of the disease, cognitive problems arise, including dementia, sensory, and emotional problems.

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