COVID-19 Exacerbates Some Parkinson’s Symptoms, Study Finds

COVID-19 Exacerbates Some Parkinson’s Symptoms, Study Finds
COVID-19 infection appears to worsen some symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, requiring adjustments to therapy, according to a recent case study. The study, “Effects of COVID-19 on Parkinson’s disease clinical features: a community-based case-control study,”  was published in the journal Movement Disorders. SARS-CoV-2, the strain of coronavirus responsible for COVID-19 disease, may worsen Parkinson’s disease through several different mechanisms, such as ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2020-06-02By Forest Ray, PhD