The month of April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month in the U.S. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects your movement. The disease is crippling over one million U.S. citizens and many are working to improve awareness of the disease.
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CCTV America interviewed Doctor Fiona Gupta for more on Parkinson’s disease and the fight against the illness. Gupta is a neurologist at the North Jersey Brain and Spine Center. She also runs a monthly support group meeting, for patients with Parkinson’s disease.