Parkinson's Is
every minute.
every hour.
every day.
Parkinson's is what happens when brain cells that produce dopamine start to die. It gets worse over time, and there’s no cure. Yet.

Parkinson's is hard to diagnose and has more than 40 symptoms from tremor and pain to depression and anxiety. 

The drugs available can have serious side effects, such as hallucinations and impulsive and compulsive behaviour. 

2
people every hour are diagnosed with Parkinson's
87%
of people with Parkinson's have faced harassment and discrimination
PARKINSON'S IS EVERY MINUTE, EVERY HOUR, EVERY DAY.

Meet Janet. She's got four kids, loves staying active, and has lots of plans for the future.

But she also has Parkinson's. And Parkinson's has other plans for her. 

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How does your day compare to Janet's?

Good night's sleep?

This isn't your typical all-nighter.

Tough gym sesh?

Thought spin class was hard?

Busy weekend?

Living your best life gets harder with Parkinson's.

What has Parkinson's taught you to value in your everyday life?

Just the little things, like being able to smile. I now realise that people with Parkinson's can get masked facial expressions.

Janet

What would a cure mean to you?

I can't even put into words how amazing it would be to get my life back. I wanted to grow old disgracefully. I wanted to still be climbing mountains well into a ridiculous age. But the way I see it now, that's not going to happen. 

Janet

Be part of the breakthroughs.

There is currently no cure for Parkinson's but it doesn't need to stay that way. 
A CURE FOR PARKINSON'S IS OUT THERE. TOGETHER, WE'LL FIND IT.

New treatments for people with Parkinson’s can’t come fast enough. 

That’s why we’re taking a radical new approach to research. It’s speedier, more agile, and means we only invest in the best ideas. 

We partner with innovators from across the globe and are guided by the Parkinson’s community so that every breakthrough changes lives.

Together, we’re moving rapidly towards better treatments and a cure.

What are we doing to end Parkinson's?

Carroll, who has Parkinson's, meets Dr Beckie Port from Parkinson's UK to find out what cutting edge technology is helping to drive Parkinson's research forwards.

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There is currently no cure for Parkinson's but it doesn’t need to stay that way.

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