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PD And Head Injuries

PD And Head Injuries

I read having a head injury can cause PD. I had two head injuries in my early 30s and I'm 64 now. Could injuries from that long ago cause it? I had horses slam my head into a board. First one got me twice before I could move. I thought I'll black out but I didn't. The second one only got me once. The first one no one told me he'll sling his head back and forth when you touch his ears. Someone had broken his ear at one time. Not my horse. Second one a large dog came in barking and… read more

posted over 1 year ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Thanks Rarlene

posted over 1 year ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I was told that a head injury could be a factor.

posted over 1 year ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I had two severe concussions and my neurologist said it could be a factor, Gary

posted over 1 year ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I don't think so you may ask your Dr.
But never heard of a injury doing it.
I do know it is hereditary
Blessings
Peggy

posted over 1 year ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I had brain cancer tumor removal at age 43, followed by Chemo and radiation treatments. I got diagnosed with PD at age 53. My neurologist said it could be related to brain trauma but he wasn’t sure.

posted over 1 year ago
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