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An_242168 posted:
wanted to know if this is heredity somehow. My sister has it and with all the grandkids, we wanted to know if somehow this will be passed on to generation to generation
Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
Here's a past discussion with information from our expert that you might find helpful:

Is Parkinson's Hereditary?


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