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Nervous system disorders are the main cause of disability in the world and Parkinson's disease is now considered the fastest growing disease.
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Scientists predict that in the near future the world will be covered by a Parkinson's disease pandemic.
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According to scientists, by 2040, due to an increase in the average age of the population, according to an article published by IOS Press, the number of Parkinson's patients will exceed 12 million.
Thus, the authors mention the following figures: between 1990 and 2015, the number of people with Parkinson's disease doubled to 6 million, and by 2040 there will be more than 12 million people.
Other factors that increase the risk of Parkinson's disease are pesticides, solvents and heavy metals that enter the environment.
Parkinson's disease – An incurable, slow progressive chronic neurological disease that reduces the production of dopamine and then tremors, muscle atrophy, and loss of balance.
Previously, scientists have concluded that every second woman and every third man from Caucasians will suffer from dementia, Parkinson's disease or stroke.
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