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ParkinsonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s disease is a condition that affects the central nervous system by lowering dopamine levels and impairing the motor system. Common symptoms of ParkinsonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s begin with a tremor in one hand, and eventually lead to other movement problems such as stiff muscles, poor coordination, or a shuffling gait. Symptoms affecting the rest of the body include sleepiness, memory loss, nasal issues, depression, weight loss, or changes in speech. Caregivers can support ParkinsonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s individuals by helping with daily activities, medication reminders, watching for signs of choking,and encouraging regular movement/exercise.