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Are cognitive problems, inability to read and play music indicative of Parkinson's disease?

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Dr. Erion Spaho

Neurologist, Surgical

Practicing since :2004

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Posted on Thu, 14 Feb 2019 in Brain and Spine
Question: I have Parkinsons and seem to be having cognitive problems such as when reading and playing music. IS this related to Parkinsons"=?
Answered by Dr. Erion Spaho 1 hour later
Brief Answer:

Yes, Parkinson's may relate to cognitive issues.

Detailed Answer:


The answer to your question is yes, cognitive impairment is a non-motor symptom that can be associated with Parkinson's.

Around 30% of Parkinson's patients may experience such issues.

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Dr Erion Spaho, Neurologist, Surgical
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