Anyone can get Parkinson's, young or old. It's the fastest growing neurological condition in the world.
Karen was diagnosed with Parkinson's in her late 40s. She gets painful muscle spasms all over her body. These could stop her being able to walk.
"This condition can take over your whole body. I don't want that to happen. And that's why I fight it every single day."
She knows what a difference new treatments can make. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery doesn't work for everyone. But for Karen, it's been life-changing. She no longer needs to manage her Parkinson's with 21 different tablets every day.
But her Parkinson's hasn't stopped progressing. We urgently need to find new treatments. Better treatments.
Because of donations from people like you, we've invested £100m in groundbreaking research over the past 50 years.
We've uncovered clues to the causes of Parkinson's. And we're investing in promising research to discover new treatments. We're close. But not close enough. You can make a difference.
Will you donate now and help bring these research breakthroughs closer?
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