Nearly 1 million American’s are living with Parkinson’s disease.
Muhammad Ali has passed away from respiratory problems complicated by advanced Parkinson's. The beloved heavyweight boxing champ was diagnosed with the crippling incurable disease in 1984. His diagnoses was attributed to taking multiple instances of head trauma sustained during his boxing career.
The Associated Press has put together a detailed Q&A of the disease, it’s causes and the prognosis that worsen over time.
While Parkinson's itself isn't considered fatal, people can die from complications of the disease.
Read more about Parkinson’s Disease over at The Associated Press.
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