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booandpa1 posted:
I need to know is Parkinsons Disease inherited?
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Mark A Stacy, MD responded:
Dear booandpa1,
Some types of Parkinson's Disease are inherited. These are not frequent. I would suggest you speak with your doctor about this, but would advise you not to worry about this possibility, unless the doctor has concerns. You may also want to go to the web-site "23 and Me" for further information.


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