Are there any red flags that suggest a Parkinson's diagnosis?

Expert neurologists describe red flags that may suggest a Parkinson’s diagnosis. Some of the red flags discussed are asymmetry (where symptoms such as slowness, stiffness, and tremor usually start on one side of the body) and slow progression of symptoms. They also describe how some patients may have symptoms that mimic Parkinson’s, but is not Parkinson’s.

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